The Red Lions won the Men's Hockey World Cup in India.
On Monday 20 February 2017, David Goffin became the first Belgian tennis player to reach the top 10 in the ATP world rankings.
Hugo Broos has won the Africa Cup 2017 together with Cameroon's national team. He is the first Belgian coach who can claim such success in a nations' cup.
Belgium took two gold medals at the Cyclo-Cross World Championships held in Bieles in Luxembourg.
Bart Swings has won the bronze medal for all-round skating at the European championships in Herenveen in the Netherlands.
For the fifth consecutive time, Wendy Jans won the World Snooker Championship for amateurs. In Doha, Qatar she defeated the Indian Amee Kamani in the finale with 5-0.