Charles Dewachtere

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Charles Paul Dewachtere (22 December 1927 – 22 July 2020)[1] was a Belgian long-distance runner. He competed in the marathon at the 1952 Summer Olympics.[2]

In 1951 he became Belgian champion in a race over 35 km, between Waregem and Ghent. He was born in Ghent, Belgium.[3]

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  1. Jordens, Michel (24 July 2020). "In Memoriam Olympiër Charles Dewachtere" [In Memoriam Olympian Charles Dewachtere]. (in Dutch). Vlaamse Atletiekliga.
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Charles Dewachtere". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 2 May 2017. Full name: Charles Paul Dewachtere
  3. Klooster Peter, Abebe Bikila en 20 andere mooie verhalen uit 20 jaar Runner's World, 15. Het noodlot als tegenstander Charles Dewachtere, uitgave De Arbeiderspers, 2014

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