Nico Vergeylen

Nico Vergeylen (born 1968) is a retired Belgian para table tennis player who competed in international level events. He was a Paralympic champion, double World silver medalist and six-time European medalist. He has won most of his team titles alongside Marc Ledoux and Mathieu Loicq.[1][2][3]

Nico Vergeylen
Personal information
Nickname(s)Nicky Boy
BornWaasmunster, Belgium
Sport
Country Belgium
SportPara table tennis
Disability classC8
Retired2014
Medal record
Para table tennis
Representing  Belgium
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Men's teams C8
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2006 Montreux Men's teams C8
Silver medal – second place 2010 Beijing Men's teams C8
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Kranjska Gora Men's teams C8
Silver medal – second place 2003 Zagreb Men's teams C8
Silver medal – second place 2005 Jesolo Men's teams C8
Silver medal – second place 2009 Genoa Men's teams C8
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Salou Men's teams C8
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Split Men's teams C8

Vergeylen is now a table tennis coach who trains Florian Van Acker.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nico Vergeylen - IPTTF Profile". International Para Table Tennis Federation. 10 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Nico Vergeylen in gallery of honour (in Dutch)". www.hln.be. 6 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Nico Vergeylen - IPC Profile". International Paralympic Committee. 10 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Florian number one in the world (in Dutch)". www.hln.be. 10 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Golden Victor for Nico Vergeylen (in Dutch)". nieuwsblad.be. 31 January 2017.