Anak Verhoeven starts her international season on fire in Imst
The days couldn't be worse. It's in the middle of the school exams that the first youth competition were planned this year. Pulled by Anak Verhoeven, a strong Belgian delegation did the trip to Imst this weekend were the first lead European Youth Cup took place. For the recent Begian champion, the competition was her first international test. She managed the event perfectly by topping the three route and winning in Austria.
With her, five of the fifteen other Belgian competitors made it to the finals. Among them, Merlin Matheys and Harold Peeters. For their first European Cup, the two now ones end up 8th and 10th in category B. A good sign for the next events. In category A, 6th place of Nicolas Collin for the boys and for the girls, Celine Cuypers ends 7th followed closely by Héloïse Doumont (10th). Rendez-vous in two weeks in Edinburgh for the next event.
Results of the European Youth Cup in Imst
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Last weekend, it is with a 7th place in Kranj that Anak Verhoeven finishes her first adults international season. Being very regular, the Belgian finishes like she started. With a place in the final. Anak got a 4th place in the general ranking.
Loic Timmermans ends in a perfect way his youth career. He has been on so many podium since he is a young kid and got this morning his last medal. During the Youth World Championship that took place in Nouméa, the Belgian ended in silver in Junior.