Ben Broeders

Ben Broeders (born 21 June 1995) is a Belgian athlete specialising in the pole vault.[1] He won the gold medal at the 2017 European U23 Championships. In addition, he finished fourth at the European Championships

Ben Broeders
Ben Broeders - WK voor junioren in 2014.jpg
Ben Broeders in 2014
Personal information
Born (1995-06-21) 21 June 1995 (age 24)
Leuven, Belgium
EducationDaring Club Leuven Atletiek
Rotterdam Atletiek
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Event(s)Pole vault
Coached bySteven Taeleman

His personal bests in the event are 5.76 metres outdoors (Hof 2019) and 5.80 metres indoors (Liévin 2020).

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Belgium
2014 World Junior Championships Eugene, United States 20th (q) 5.00 m
2015 European U23 Championships Tallinn, Estonia 9th 5.20 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 4th 5.50 m
2017 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 1st 5.60 m
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany NM
2019 Universiade Naples, Italy 3rd 5.51 m
World Championships Doha, Qatar 12th 5.55 m