|born on||21 March 1977 at 00:45 (= 12:45 AM )|
|Place||Antwerp, Belgium, 51n13, 4e25|
|Timezone||CET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||00°15' 14°08 Asc. 02°58'|
Belgian judoka who won the bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens in the Half-lightweight (52 kg). She won her first two bouts against Madagascar's Naina Ravaoarisoa and Kazakhstan's Sholpan Kaliyeva before losing to Cuba's Amarilis Savón, the eventual bronze medal winner, she advanced to the repechage however. She won all of her repechage bouts over Sanna Askelöf of Sweden and Georgina Singleton of Great Britain before winning her bronze medal bout over France's Annabelle Euranie.
Heylen also became the 2005 European Champion (in Rotterdam) and won a silver medal in 2004 and a bronze medal at the 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010 European Championships in Belgrade.
She also competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she reached the semi-finals, where she was defeated by the eventual silver medallist, Yanet Bermoy.
- opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Euranie, Annabelle (born 4 September 1982). Notes: Judo
Michaël Mandl quotes birth record .
- Vocation : Sports : Martial arts (Judo)
- Notable : Awards : Olympics (Bronze Medal, Half-lightweight 52 kg)
- Notable : Awards : Sports Championship