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Ivo Renders - from vitesse champ to middledistance ditto - in 2 years!!


Ivo Renders lives in Geel, Belgium.

Like many Belgian fanciers he started racing his pigeons on the traditional shortdistance races - vitesse - since 1973 he has raced at this distance with very good results. The last 2 pure shortdistance seasons gave him following prizes:

2008 - in Mol-Millegem
1st General Champion
1st Champion Yearlings
3th Champion Old Birds
4th Champion Youngsters

2009 - in Mol-Millegem
1st General Champion
1st Champion Youngsters
2nd Champion Old Birds
2nd Champion Yearlings

2009 - Kempisch Hafospel
1st General Champion
1st Champion Youngsters
2nd Champion Yearlings
4th Champion Old Birds

In 2010 he decided to start racing also on the popular middle distance - and what a magneficient start it was - after only 2 seasons he found himself in the top of region Antwerp! See the results of the last 2 seasons:

2010 - Mol-Millegem
1st General Champion - 3 years in a row!
1st Champion Yearlings
1st Champion Youngsters
2nd Champion Old Birds

2010 - Kempisch Hafospel
1st Champion Yearlings
2nd General Champion
2nd Champion Youngsters

Winner of "Sport 5" and "Vierdaagse Jonge Duiven"
+ 4th Place One Loft Race Belgian Masters Nevele, Belgium

Some results too from 2010:
Pithiviers 8/5: 887 yearlings: 1-7-10-12-22-25-26-28-30-34-44-60-… (20/27)
Pithiviers 8/5: 686 old birds : 4-6-10-37-167 (5/5)
Pithiviers 14/8: 552 youngsters: 6-31-41-42-46 (5/5)
Pithiviers 21/8: 414 youngsters: 4-5-68 (3/3)

Some excellent results of the youngsters on the provincial and national races:

Bourges 31/7
Molse Fondclub 282 p: 3-5-17-37-63 (5/5)
Interprovincial 2260 p: 3-5-95-304-462

La Souterraine 21/8
Molse Fondclub 218 p: 6-8-15-18-21-35-58-71 (8/13)
Nationaal: 71-139-260-290-358-566-1293-2190-2692-3123 (10/13)

Blois 28/8
Molse Fondclub: 1, ... 2/3 old birds
Semi-national 793 old birds: 1-153
Molse Fondclub 94 youngsters: 1-2-7-30 (4/6)
Semi-national 2572 p: 2-4-50-482 (4/6)

Guéret 5/9
Molse Fondclub 51 old birds: 1-2-3-4-9-16 (6/8)
National 2953 old birds: 27-42-47-48-280-474
Youngsters : 4-9-12-18-20-21-47-50-53 (9/10)
National : 341-493-619-1179-1313-1375-3159-3262 (8/10)

2011 - this time in tough competition in Fond Club Antwerp
1st General Champion
1st Champion Yearlings
2nd Champion Youngsters
Trophy "In Memorial De Scheemaecker"
- trophy given to the best 1st and 2nd nominated at Bourges I Old Birds, Limoges Yearlings and Argenton Youngsters!


Picture from the youngsters ceremoni - 1st Gaston Van De Wouwer - 2nd Ivo Renders - 3rd Ulrich Lemmens

The fine collection of pigeons - that have proved themselves to be true allround pigeons - are a family built from pigeons of Raf & Lars Luyckx (Geel), Jos Wouters (Heist o/d Berg), Hok Puts (Lichtaart), Gust Steemans (Herselt), Michiel Vandoninck (Meerhout) and Kris Wynants (Geel).

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