Fanny Lecluyse Sets Belgian Record During Belgian Short Course Champs

GHENT – Fanny Lecluyse took down a Belgian record as part of a double during the Belgian Short Course Championships today.

Lecluyse lowered the Belgian record in the women’s 100-meter breast with a 1:05.90.  That time undercut the 1:06.87 set by Brigitte Becue well back in 1998 at the Paris stop of the FINA World Cup.  Lecluyse moved into an 11th-ranked tie in the world rankings. Lise Michels took second in 1:10.92 with Luana De Raeve earning third in 1:11.33.

Lecluyse doubled up with a 2:11.61 in the women’s 200-meter IM, while Jolien Vermeylen touched second in 2:17.83.  Nathalie Bynens placed third in 2:20.18.

Kimberly Buys missed her Belgian record of 57.00 in the women’s 100-yard fly with a 57.65 to win the event tonight.  Chantal Senden finished second in 1:01.09 with Sara Vanleynseele earning third in 1:02.23.

Buys doubled up with a 28.00 in the women’s 50-meter back.  Hanne Calleeuw touched second in 28.32 with Carolien Lindekens placing third in 29.50.

Buys’ third title came by way of the women’s 50-meter free with a 25.21. Chantal Senden took second in 25.37 with Chloe Wijns placing third in 25.88.

Lander Hendrickx clinched the men’s 100-meter back in 54.91 with Jeroen Lecoutere taking second in 55.31. Nils Van Audekerke picked up third in 55.77.

Hendrickx doubled with a 3:46.92 in the men’s 400-meter free. Emmanuel Vanluchene (3:47.27) and Ken Cortens (3:51.01) closed out the top three.

Jonas Coreelman turned in a 28.08 to win the men’s 50-meter breast.  Raf Vandevelde placed second in 28.47 with Maxime Cabrol snagging third in 28.67.

Jonas Coreelman clocked a 2:09.26 to win the men’s 200-meter breast, while Raf Vandevelde clocked a second-place 2:11.26. Basten Caerts wound up third in 2:13.85.

Louve Boits won the women’s 800-meter free in 8:50.51, while Edith Mattens took second in 8:55.47. Eva Bonnet wound up in 8:59.23.

Jasper Aerents clipped Pieter Timmers for the men’s 100-meter free, 48.34 to 48.37. Francois Heersbrandt claimed third in 48.58.

Monique Olivier topped the women’s 200-meter free in 2:00.75 with Jolien Vermeylen claiming second in 2:01.93.  Nathalie Bynens snared third in 2:02.42.

Logan Vanhuys won the men’s 400-meter IM with a 4:20.26, while Thomas Dal took second in 4:22.03. Victor Embrechts wound up third in 4:28.16.

Maxime Andrien put up a 2:00.75 to win the men’s 200-meter fly, while Alexis Borisavljevic placed just behind with a second-place 2:00.88. Logan Vanhuys turned in a third-place 2:04.10.

Timothy Deolet won the men’s 100-meter IM in 55.52 with Alexis Borisavljevic grabbing second in 56.08. Maxime Andrien touched third in 56.43.

Laura Stevens topped the women’s 200-meter back in 2:15.24 with Nele Laureys earning second in 2:16.48. Eline Van Den Bossche pocketed third in 2:18.37.

Andriy Govorov tied Gilles De Wilde for the men’s 50-meter fly with matching 23.36s. Glenn Surgeloose took third in 24.10.

Results: Belgium Short Course Championships

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Author: Jason Marsteller

Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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