Brigitte Becue

Brigitte Becue (born September 18, 1972 in Oostende) is a retired breaststroke swimmer from Belgium, who competed for her native country at four consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1988. In 1989 she won the silver medal in the women's 200 metres breaststroke at the European LC Championships in Bonn, West Germany.

Becue reached her highest peak at the European LC Championships 1995 in Vienna, where she won three medals (two gold, one silver). She twice was named Belgian Sportswoman of the Year (1994 and 1995).

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Preceded by
Gella Vandecaveye
Belgian Sportswoman of the Year
19941995
Succeeded by
Ulla Werbrouck
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Breaststroke is a swimming style swum on the breast. It is the most popular recreational style due to its stability and the ability to keep the head out of the water at all times. In most swimming classes, beginners learn either the breaststroke or the front crawl first.
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Swimming is the movement used in water without artificial assistance.

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Drawings from the Stone Age were found in "the cave of swimmers" near Sura, dating back to 2000 B.C. In 1538 Nicolas Wynman, German professor of languages, wrote the first swimming book.
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Motto
Eendracht maakt macht   (Dutch)
L'union fait la force"   (French)
Einigkeit macht stark
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The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad are an international multi-sport event held every four years, organised by the International Olympic Committee.
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West Germany (in German Westdeutschland) was the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany, or FRG (in German Bundesrepublik Deutschland or BRD
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The European LC Championships 1995 in aquatics were staged in Vienna, Austria from August 22 to 27. The competition, organised by the LEN, was held in a temporary pool in the Prater Stadium.
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Competitor for  Belgium
Women's Judo
Olympic Games
Silver 1996 Atlanta Half-middleweight
Bronze 2000 Sydney Half-middleweight

Gella Vandecaveye (born June 5, 1973 in Kortrijk, Belgium) is a former judoka from Belgium.
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The Belgian Sportsman of the Year is elected at the end of each year, annually since 1967. Cyclist Eddy Merckx was chosen for a record six times (1969–1974). Since 1975 there's also an election for the Belgian Sportswoman of the Year.
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Competitor for  Belgium
Women's Judo
Olympic Games
Gold 1996 Atlanta Half-Heavyweight
World Championships
Silver
Bronze
Silver

European Championships
Bronze
Bronze
Bronze
Silver
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