Date of birth : 19/05/1997
Nationality : Belgium
Paulien Couckuyt is a Belgian athlete who specializes in sprint and hurdles. She became European U23 champion in 2019 and participated in the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021. On that occasion she competed in the 400 m hurdles and the 4 x 400 m relay and broke the Belgian records in both parts. Having the experience from Tokyo 2021 she is confident about the coming years and more specifically, a potential medal in Paris 2024.