Patrick Stevens

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For the Dutch taekwondo practitioner, see Patrick Stevens (taekwondo).

Patrick Stevens (born 31 January 1968 in Leut) is a retired sprinter from Belgium. He won the bronze medal in the 200 metres at the 1994 European Championships in Helsinki and a silver meal in the 200 m at the 2000 European Indoor Championships. He earned selection for four consecutive Olympic Games for his native country, although he was unable to compete in Sydney 2000 due to injury. His best result was seventh in the famous Michael Johnson 1996 200m WR final in Atlanta. He has also competed in four World Championships, between 1993 and 1999, finishing eighth in the 1997 200 m final.

Stevens has a daughter called Lauryn with British athlete Denise Lewis.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Belgium
1987 European Junior Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 6th 100 m 10.64
7th 200 m 21.54
1989 European Indoor Championships Hague, Netherlands 17th (h) 60 m 6.82
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 32nd (qf) 100 m 10.50
21st (qf) 200 m 20.94
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 11th (sf) 100 m 10.53
7th 200 m 20.80
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 8th (sf) 200 m 21.33
Universiade Sheffield, United Kingdom 5th 100 m 10.40
3rd 200 m 20.99
3rd 4x100 m 40.05
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 31st (qf) 100 m 10.69
7th 200 m 20.27
World Cup Havana, Cuba 5th 200 m 20.811
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 6th 200 m 21.21
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 26th (qf) 200 m 21.07
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 10th (sf) 200 m 22.11
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 13th (sf) 100 m 10.56
3rd 200 m 20.68
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 31st (qf) 100 m 10.42
16th (sf) 200 m 20.79
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 24th (qf) 100 m 10.31
7th 200 m 20.27
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 26th (qf) 100 m 10.31
8th 200 m 20.44 (w)
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 22nd (qf) 100 m 10.23
9th (qf) 200 m 20.492
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 31st (h) 60 m 6.78
2nd 200 m 20.70

1Representing Europe

2Did not start in the semifinals

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time (seconds) Venue Date
60 metres 6.64 Ghent, Belgium 11 February 2000
100 metres 10.14 Oordegem, Belgium 28 June 1997
200 metres 20.19 Rome, Italy 5 June 1996

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