Van Acker has fresh hope

In addition to Nafi Thiam’s victory in the heptathlon another Belgian performed strongly on Saturday evening.
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The East Flemish sailor Evi Van Acker is making progress in the race for a medal. She is in 4th place after 10 regattas she can still dream of a bronze medal.

On Saturday Evi Van Acker won the ninth Laser Radial class regatta and came 5th in the 10th regatta. This saw her move up 2 places overall from the 6th to the 4th place. A hopeful Evi Van Acker told VRT Sport that “everything is still possible”.