Already crowned uneven bars world champion in Doha last year, the 19-year-old athlete from Limburg defended her title at the World Championships in St
Surprisingly, Toon Aerts won the European cyclo-cross championships in the elite men's category in the French city of Pontchâteau.
At the European Track Cycling Championships in the French city of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, which took place from 19 to 23 October, the Belgian athletes performed exceptionally well.
After a thrilling final, Ann Wauters and her team, the Los Angeles Sparks, won the WNBA title.
In the autumn of his career, Tom Boonen gained a third place at the road cycling world championships in Qatar. At the finish he was defeated by new world champion Peter Sagan and Mark Cavendish.
On Saturday 15 October, Nafissatou Thiam was awarded the 2016 Rising Star trophy during the Golden Tracks gala evening organised by the European Athletic Association in Funchal, Portugal.