William Van Dijck
William Van Dijck (born 24 January 1961) is a Belgian former athlete, primarily active on the 3000m steeplechase.
|Born||24 January 1961|
Van Dijck was born in Leuven. He was the first Belgian to win a medal at the World Championships, winning the bronze medal at the 1987 World Championships. He won a second bronze at the 1994 European Championships. He became Belgian Sportsman of the year in 1986. Van Dijck quit athletics in 1997 and now works in a bank in Geel.
- All results regarding 3000 metres steeplechase
|1983||World Championships||Helsinki, Finland||semi-final||8:39.01|
|1984||Olympic Games||Los Angeles, United States||semi-final||8:23.08|
|1986||European Championships||Stuttgart, Germany||5th||8:20.19|
|1987||World Championships||Rome, Italy||3rd||8:12:19|
|1988||Olympic Games||Seoul, South Korea||5th||8:13.99|
|1990||European Championships||Split, Yugoslavia||5th||8:21.71|
|1991||World Championships||Tokyo, Japan||9th||8:30.46|
|1992||Olympic Games||Barcelona, Spain||9th||8:22.51|
|World Cup||Havana, Cuba||2nd||8:32.06|
|1994||European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||3rd||8:24.86|
- 1986: Belgian record in Brussels: 8:10.01, the best year performance worldwide
- 1986: National Trophy for Sporting Achievements
Van Dijck was 9 times Belgian Champion steeplechaser between 1983 and 1994.
| Men's 3.000m Steeple Best Year Performance