TO just 18, he stands as the future star of Belgian athletics. The specialist of the 400 meters, U20 world champion and European champion with the Belgian Tornado, has the sole purpose: "
enjoy this great opportunity to run for his audience after a good season
Jonathan Sacoor, however, had to convince his coach Jacques Borlée, reluctant to see his foal take part in a new race after a busy season. "
Jacques always wants the best for his athletes. My season was very nice, but physically heavy. But I managed to convince him
A smiling Jonathan Sacoor added at a press conference in the Preamble of the Memorial, Tuesday at the offices of Engie Electrabel in Brussels.
"An amazing experience"
For me, participating in Memorial is a great experience. To run for the Belgian public is something very special, because most of the meetings take place abroad
Said Sacoor, who celebrates his 19th birthday just after the meeting in Brussels.