Stijn Fincioen

Stijn Fincioen

I am Stijn Fincioen and I have been doing athletics for over 25 years now. In addition to being an athlete, I am also a ‘Trainer A’ [top-level trainer] for middle distance/long distance. I now pass on my experience and knowledge to my athletes at Olympic Brugge and the West-Vlaamse Alliantie (WVA) I was already there when Etixx was launched and I feel particularly good with these products. They provide good support alongside my daily diet. In 2019, I became an Etixx ambassador. I am happy that, as an ambassador, I can share my experiences with other athletes so that they can prepare themselves optimally according to their personal goals.


My discipline

Athletics -> West-Vlaamse Alliantie (WVA) and Olympic Brugge


Number of hours’ training per week

9 hours

 

"Dream Believe Achieve"

My favourite Etixx products

The Etixx Isotonic thirst-quencher is my fuel during long training sessions and competitions. I always use the Recovery Shake PRO LINE after strenuous training sessions, longer endurance training sessions and competitions. The Etixx Sport Hydro Tab is fantastic when training in hot conditions, because that is when I lose a lot of fluid. I also use the new health supplement Collagen Complex in course form for my weak tendons, which have a lot to contend with during my many training sessions and competitions.


My greatest sporting achievements 

  • Belgian marathon champion (2013)
  • Belgian marathon runner-up (2011, 2014)
  • Belgian half marathon runner-up (2012, 2018)
  • Bronze at Belgian Championship half marathon (2017)
  • European Championship half marathon masters runner-upM35 (2016)
  • European Champion half marathon masters M35 national qualifier (2016
  • Six-time Belgian masters champion M35
  • 5th place in World Championship half marathon masters M35 (2018)
  • more than 20 marathons completed including Berlin/London/Rotterdam/Mumbai/Eindhoven/Visé/...
  • 7x winner of the Nacht van Vlaanderen in Torhout (5x in the marathon, 2x in the half marathon)


My personal records

  • 1.500m: 00:03:59
  • 3 000m: 00:08:28
  • 5 000m: 00:14:27
  • 10km: 00:30:14
  • 10 miles: 00:49:03
  • Half marathon (21km): 01:05:00 
  • Marathon (42km): 02:17:00


My #GiveItYourAll moment in 2024

Winning the crosscup in the masters M40


My social media

Descubre más embajadores

Ambassador Bram Moerman image
Bélgica
Bram Moerman

Padel and running

Hi, I am a Ghent alumni Sports Management at UGent, and now work as CEO of Padel Kiosk. Besides padel trainer, animator and board (Kazou and Route du Soleil) and volunteer at Red Cross-Ghent, I am above all an avid sportsman. After competitive swimming and football, I set my sights on padel and extreme challenges: Gran Fondo Marmottes Alpes, 100km running, Marathon des Sables, swimming the Dover-Calais Canal, etc.

Lee mas
Ambassador Dries Matthys image
Bélgica
Dries Matthys

Triathlon

I am Dries Matthys or 'Matitser' aka 'The Cathedral of Wezemaal' and I extremely enjoy doing sports. I've been doing triathlon for 15 years and I hope to add at least another 15 years to that. And if it's up to me, like to race for another 15 years as a pro against the best triathletes in the world on the biggest stage in our sport: Ironman. Tip of the day: Life is more than just sport, don't forget to laugh with your mates and do something crazy once in a while :)

Lee mas
Ambassador An Vannieuwenhuyse image
Bélgica
An Vannieuwenhuyse

Bobsleigh

After a (youth) career in athletics, I switched to the Belgian bobsleigh team. After a few years, I retrained from brakewoman to pilot, while also completing my Masters in physiotherapy. In 2015, I was employed part-time by Sport Flanders as pilot and I am now about to start my 10th bobsleigh season. Qualifying for the Olympic Winter Games in 2018 was an amazing feeling and made me dream of doing more in 2022, in Beijing. I now practise my sport full time, while also being a proud Godmother to my nephew, the apple of my eye. I am very proud to be part of the Etixx ambassadors team, a super-talented and motivated group of athletes and sports enthusiasts. Being supported by such a professional company with good-quality, clean products gives me an extra push to achieve my dream of a top result in Beijing 2022!

Lee mas