In 1920, Belgium became Olympic champion for the first and only time at the Antwerp Games.
For the first time in its history, the Belgian national football team tops the FIFA rankings. With 1,440 points Belgium surpasses world champion Germany that holds the second place with 1,388 points.
The Belgian Jaouad Achab won the world title at the Taekwondo World Championships in Russia in the Men's 63 kg category.
Since 4 June Belgium has been at number two in the FIFA world ranking: that's a first in the history of Belgian football!
On 7 March 2015, Nafissatou Thiam won the silver medal in the pentathlon at the European Indoor Championships in Prague. Totalling 4,696 points, she also achieved a new personal record.
Since 23 October, the Belgian national football team, the Red Devils (Rode Duivels), has been placed at number 4 in the new FIFA ranking.