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VUBToday: Elite sports psychologist Paul Wylleman assists Dutch elite athletes

On behalf of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel rector Caroline Pauwels signed into effect an agreement with the Dutch sports federation NOC*NSF with regards to elite athlete coaching for the Olympic Games of 2018 and 2020. She did so during the official state visit to the Netherlands on November 28th. This agreement solidifies the collaboration of both partners in the area of elite sports. On the one hand NOC*NSF is well on its way - with a thirteenth place in the medal standings at the 2012 London Olympics and an eleventh place at this year’s Rio Olympics - to reach its ambitious target of nestling the Netherlands inside the top ten of best sports nations in the world. Vrije Universiteit Brussel on the other hand is a renowned partner with years of experience in the fields of research, education and guidance of elite athletes. read more on VUB Today