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Lieve Slegers

Lieve Slegers (born 6 April 1965 in Turnhout, Vlaanderen) is a former long-distance runner from Belgium, who won the Rotterdam Marathon on 28 April 1996 clocking 2:28:06. She represented her native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in the women's 10,000 metres, where she was eliminated in the qualifying heats. Slegers also competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics. She was the 1995 winner of the 20 km of Brussels.

She was also a cross country runner – Slegers won the Cross Internacional de Venta de Baños in 1989.[1] She was successful domestically, winning the Lotto Cross Cup series in 1991–92 and 1994–95.[2] She also won the 1992 Eurocross competition in neighbouring Luxembourg.[3]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Belgium
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 16th 10,000 m 32:26.90
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 10,000 m DNF
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 33rd 10,000 m 33:51.36
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 10th 10,000 m 32:29.46
1996 Rotterdam Marathon Rotterdam, Netherlands 1st Marathon 2:28:06


  1. ^ Podium Cross Internacional (List of medallists). Venta de Baños. Retrieved on 2009-12-27.
  2. ^ Palmares (French). Lotto Cross Cup. Retrieved on 2010-02-06.
  3. ^ Civai, Franco & Gasparovic, Juraj (2009-02-28). Eurocross 10.2 km (men) + 5.3 km (women). Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved on 2010-03-01.

External links

  • Lieve Slegers profile at IAAF

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