Welcome at the IFAM Gent Indoor
The International IFAM Meeting will take place the 4th of Februari 2023 in Gent!
IFAM is an World Indoor Tour BRONZE meeting.
Find out the big names who will participate!
Belgian Championship 4x200m
During the IFAM Indoor, the Belgian Championships Relays will take place.
18.10 Women 4x200m
18.50 Men 4x200m
Delphine Nkansa is a rizing star, she improved last year to an amazing 11.26, to beat Rani’s chrono to take over 2nd place of all times in Belgium over 100m. Yesterday, she opened her indoorseason with a phenomenal 7.24 on 60m, good for a ticket to the Europeans!
Rani Rosius ran a very fast 11.28 on 100m last summer, so she became 2nd of all times in Belgium after Kim Gevaert. On 60m her PB is 7.27, while entry standard for the Europeans indoor Istanbul is 7.24.
Cynthia Bolingo is our Belgian recordholder on 400m indoor and outdoor. Last year she improved to an impressive 50.19. She is also the fastest ever on 300m indoor (36.69) and outdoor (36.47). The 4th of February Cynthia will run the 300m again.
Eliott Crestan ran an incredible 1.44.24 on 800m last year, so he became the second of all times in Belgium after the legendary Ivo Van Damme! Indoor he is already the recordholder in 1.46.11.
Ruben Verheyden ran an impressive 3.35.19 on his 1500m race Nacht van de atletiek, so he became 5th all time in Belgium. He won the Belgian championship 1500m indoor & outdoor and was the youngest participant at world championship 1500m in Eugene (USA) where he missed semi finals with 0.01 seconds.
Alexander Doom is the current Belgian Champion 400m Outdoor in a winning 45.36. Alexander his indoor PB is 46.86, where 46.35 is needed as Entry Standard for European Indoor in Istanbul.
Tibo De Smet
Tibo De Smet improved this year to an amazing 1.44.89 on 800m and 5th all time in Belgium. Last year he ran already 1.46.80 indoor so the entry standard for the Europeans is close (1.46.75)
Jaron De Vriese
Jaron De Vriese ran this indoorseason already a very fast 21.37 on 200m. He came 0.02 seconds short of the Belgian record of Jonathan Borlée as a junior. Ifam Athletics added an invitational 200m.
John Heymans is in very good shape! He became 14th at European championship Cross Country. At Ifam Athletics John will run the 3km, his indoor PB is 7.51.71. The 3km race will be paced by former European champ PJ Hannes.
Last year, no less than 5 Belgian athletes ran sub52 on 400m! What an unprecedented success! Naomi Van Den Broeck 51.73, Camille Laus 51.77, Helena Ponette 51.82!
Kobe Vleminckx is our fastest 100m runner the last 20 years. In 2022 he ran 10.25 to win the Belgian Championship, one week later, he confirmed with 10.26 at the Night of Athletics in Heusden-Zolder. Indoor he ran last 2 years 6.65, so the Entry Standard for the Europeans 6.63 is coming close! Good luck Kobe!!