Cedric Van Branteghem between the brothers Borlée
It was the past weeks not only between Jacques Borlée, some Walloon athletes among whom Nafi Thiam and the Borlées, and the Walloon athletics federation. After the French side at the end of last week to a reconciliation came, expressed some of the Flemish coaches their displeasure in an open letter. Because there’s also been dissatisfaction with the cooperation between athletes, coaches and bobo’s of the Flemish atletiekliga.
To the example of the Walloon side to promote them for more openness, transparency, and the establishment of a commission the country’s top athletes, coaches and experts have a prominent voice. The letter is signed by Cédric Van Branteghem, a former world-class athlete and now organiser of the Memorial Van Damme as a representative of the athletes, by coach Michel Boels as a representative of the coaches and clubbestuurder Johan Bienens as a representative of the athletic. Soon, the voorzittersverkiezingen in the Flemish atletiekliga.
The full open letter can be read here.