Elise Vanderelst
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Vanderelst in 2020
Personal information
Born (1998-01-27) 27 January 1998 (age 24)
Mons, Belgium
Sport
SportWomen's athletics
Event(s)1500 metres
Coached byRaymond Castiaux
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 1500 m: 4:02.63 NR (2021)
Vanderelst (center) at the 2018 European Championships
Vanderelst (center) at the 2018 European Championships

Elise Vanderelst (born 27 January 1998)[1] is a Belgian middle-distance runner. She competed at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in 1500 m.[2] She won the 1500 metres event at the 2021 European Indoor Championships.[3][4]

Achievements

International competitions

Representing  Belgium
Year Competition Venue Position Event Time Notes
2015 World Youth Championships Cali, Colombia (sf) 800 m 2:17.03 [n 1]
2016 World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 4th 800 m 2:05.82 [n 2]
2017 European U20 Championships Grosseto, Italy 7th 800 m 2:10.50
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 13th (round 1) 1500 m 4:10.30 [n 3]
2019 European U23 Championships Gävle, Sweden 2nd 1500 m 4:23.50
2021 European Indoor Championships Toruń, Poland 1st 1500 m 4:18.44 i
Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 20th (sf) 1500 m 4:04.86

Personal bests

Event Time (sec) Notes Wind Venue Date
800 metres 2:02.65 Kuortane, Finland 1 August 2020
1000 metres 2:35.98 NR Heusden-Zolder, Belgium 3 July 2021
1500 metres 4:02.63 NR Florence, Italy 10 June 2021
800 metres indoor 2:02.50 i Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium 20 February 2021
1000 metres indoor 2:46.21 i NU20R Ghent, Belgium 25 February 2017
1500 metres indoor 4:05.71 i NR Liévin, France 9 February 2021

Notes

  1. ^ Vanderelst clocked 2:10.20 sec in the heats
  2. ^ Vanderelst timed 2:05.32 in the semi-finals
  3. ^ Vanderelst was short of just 0.16 sec to qualify to the final

References

  1. ^ "Elise VANDERELST – Athlete Profile". World Athletics. Archived from the original on 1 October 2020. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Athletics VANDERELST Elise - Tokyo 2020 Olympics". .. Archived from the original on 2 August 2021. Retrieved 1 September 2021.
  3. ^ Smythe, Steve (9 March 2021). "Euro Indoors – predictions vs reality". Athletics Weekly. Archived from the original on 9 March 2021. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Archer battles to silver in chaotic 1500m". BBC Sport. 6 March 2021. Archived from the original on 7 March 2021. Retrieved 7 March 2021.