Through his Facebook page, swimmer Basten Caerts announced on Tuesday that he had completed his career. Limburger, a chest expert who just spent weeks in Brabo's ranks to train under Ronald Gaast, said there was no reason to justify his decision. but that this is the fruit of "
long process and long reflection
I'm not offensive, but I did not really have a goal
At the age of 21, Caerts is the current record holder in Belgium in the chest 50 to 200 meters in the large pool and those in the chest 50 m, 100 m and 200 m in the small pool. He competed at the Rio 2016 Olympics, finishing 32nd in 200m breast heat. This summer he again participated in the Glasgow Euro.
During my career I lived beautiful things, he says again, but what will remain a priority, these are the ways and the great competitions abroad and the friendship that I could develop during this.
A medical student at the University of Antwerp, Caerts will be redirected exclusively to his training as a future doctor.