Christophe Impens

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Christophe Impens
Personal information
Born (1969-12-09) 9 December 1969 (age 49)
Ghent, Belgium
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
SportTrack and field
Event(s)1500 metres, 3000 metres
Coached byJef Van Driessche, Robert Bracke

Christophe Impens (born 9 December 1969 in Ghent) is a retired Belgian athlete who competed in middle-distance events.[2] He represented his country at the 1996 Summer Olympics, as well as two outdoor and two indoor World Championships. His biggest success is the silver medal in the 3000 metres at the 1996 European Indoor Championships.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Belgium
1987 European Junior Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 15th (h) 1500 m 3:54.47
1988 World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 8th 1500 m 3:51.73
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 18th (h) 1500 m 3:41.64
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 13th (h) 1500 m 3:45.24
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 17th (h) 3000 m 7:56.07
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 20th (sf) 1500 m 3:42.85
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 13th (h) 3000 m 8:00.59
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 18th (h) 1500 m 3:41.25
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 21st (sf) 1500 m 3:44.86
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 2nd 3000 m 7:50.19
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 18th (sf) 1500 m 3:37.64
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 9th 1500 m 3:42.89

Personal bests[edit]