17 June, 2019

Pole Vault and Shot Put in the city

  • Belgian Arnaud Art pictured in action during the AG Insurance Urban Memorial pole vault event, Saturday 25 August 2018, in Antwerp. BELGA PHOTO KRISTOF VAN ACCOM

On 16 August, the Fish Market at Brandhoutkaai will be the setting for the Urban Memorial Van Damme. In 2017 Kevin, Jonathan and Dylan Borlée already sprinted in the 100m on the water at the Fish Market, in 2019 the Jumping events will be in the spotlight at the water.

Arnaud Art, Ben Broeders and Fanny Smets will compete in mixed teams. In the pre-programme the national youngsters get the opportunity to show their talents .There will also be an attractive program to initiate children in the discipline.

Shot Put at the magnificent Brouckère Square 

Taking the Shot Put out of the stadium and bringing it to the the city center has become a classic theme in the AG Memorial Van Damme. This year too, the men's Shot Put competition will take place in the heart of Brussels.

On Thursday evening 5 September, we are delighted to invite everybody at the beautifully renovated Place de Brouckère for the Diamond League final in the men's Shot Put. As a supporting act, the national juniors come into action. An absolute must see with free access for young and old.