Michael Butheel, Belgium

Most recent highlights: 5th - Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro 400mH Semi-Final (49.46) - 16 Aug 2016; 5th - Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro 400mH Heat (49.37) - 15 Aug 2016

DOB: 30-Jun-1986

Personal records
Outdoors:
400m Hurdles - 49.04
(2015), Belgium All-Time No. 2
400m - 47.02 (2010)
300m - 34.59 (2016)

Indoors:
400m Hurdles Indoors - 52.51
(2015)
400m - 48.50 (2016)

Career highlights
2017
 
2016
Outdoors:
5th - Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro 400mH Heat (49.37)
5th - Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro 400mH Semi-Final (49.46) 
5th - Turku 400mH (49.70)
6th - European Champs Amsterdam 400mH Semi-Final (49.72) 
3rd - Praha 400mH (49.76)
6th - Geneva 400mH (49.93)
2nd - Liege 400mH (50.23)
1st - Oordegem 400mH (50.27)
4th - Kessel-Lo 300m (34.59)
End-of-Season European Rank (by time): 400mH - 15th

Indoors:
4th - Gent 400m (48.50)
2015
Outdoors:
1st - National Champs Brussels 400mH Final (49.04)
6th - IAAF World Champs Beijing 400mH Heat (49.38)
1st - Sint-Niklaas 400mH (49.65)
8th - IAAF World Champs Beijing 400mH Semi-Final (49.66)
4th - IAAF Diamond League Brussels 400mH (49.66)
1st - National Champs Brussels 400mH Heat (49.83)
2nd - Geneve 400mH (49.90)
4th - IAAF Diamond League Zurich 400mH (49.91)
2nd - Leuven 400mH (49.99)
2nd - Liege 400mH (50.03)
1st - Namur 400mH (50.30)
1st - Brussels 400mH (50.51)
End-of-Season European Rank (by time): 400mH - 9th

Indoors:
2nd - Gent 400mH (52.51)
2014
1st - National Champs Brussels 400mH Final (49.13)
5th - European Champs Zurich 400mH Semi-Final (49.62)
2nd - Rieti 400m Hurdles (49.96)
7th - European Champs Zurich 4x400m Relay Final (Belgium 3:02.60 - 3rd leg)
4th - European Champs Zurich 4x400m Relay Heat (Belgium 3:03.83 - 3rd leg)
End-of-Season European Rank (by time): 400mH - 11th
2013
5th - Hengelo 400mH (50.46)
2012
6th - Olympic Games London 400mH Semi-Final (49.10)
6th - Olympic Games London 400mH Heat (49.18)
3rd - ISTAF Berlin 400mH (49.30)
1st - National Champs Brussels 400mH Final (49.60)
1st - European Champs Helsinki 400m Heat (49.65)
2nd - Huelva 400m Hurdles (49.86)
3rd - European Champs Helsinki 400m Semi-Final (49.98)
End-of-Season European Rank (by time): 400mH - 4th
2011
Outdoors:
1st - Lebbeke 400mH (49.71)
End-of-Season European Rank (by time): 400mH - 13th

Indoors:
3rd - National Champs Gent 400m (48.10)
2010
5th - IAAF Diamond League Brussels 400mH (49.38)
5th - National Champs Brussels 400m (47.02)
End-of-Season European Rank (by time): 400mH - 6th
2009
6th - IAAF World Champs Berlin 400mH Heat (49.67)
1st - Oordegem 400m (47.51)
End-of-Season European Rank (by time): 400mH - 9th