European champion Elise Vanderelst celebrated in her MOHA club in Mons
Posted On March 17, 2021
Elise Vanderelst has returned to training, ten days after her European title in the 1,500 meters indoors. His return to the track of his club in Mons, the MOHA, was celebrated late Wednesday afternoon, in compliance with health rules, by the members and the youth school of his club as well as by the authorities of the city of Mons, including the mayor Nicolas Martin.
The 23-year-old Montoise, coached by Raymond Castiaux, authoritatively won the gold medal in the 1,500 meters indoors during the recent European Championships in Torun (Pol). She already had to her credit a 2nd place over 1,500 meters at the Euro U23 in Gävle (Sweden) in 2019. Vanderelst was awarded the prize of the hope of the year at the ceremony of the Golden Spike. in 2016. The athlete from Mons broke the Belgian record for the 1,500 meters indoors (4: 05.71) during the meeting in Liévin (Fra) in February 2021.