Paul Van Roy

Belgian basketball player and journalist

Paul Van Roy (1931/1932 – July 2020) was a Belgian basketball player and journalist.[1] He was born in Niel, Belgium. He played for the Belgium men's national basketball team. He scored 75 points in 1 match.[1][2]

Van Roy was for over 50 years a local news and sport journalist and correspondent for Gazet van Antwerpen. He wrote articles for the news agency until his death.

Van Roy died in July 2020, aged 88, from pancreatic cancer. His death was announced on 24 July 2020.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Regiojournalist en basketbalicoon Paul Van Roy is overleden. Hij werd 88 en stierf aan de gevolgen van pancreaskanker.", Het laatste Nieuws; accessed 24 July 2020.
  2. "Willy Steveniers (80) en Paul Van Roy (87): legendes van het pleintjesbasketbal keren terug naar glorietijd". gva.be. Retrieved 24 July 2020.