Information about pigeon fancier Rans Stijn & Jeroen


(01/02/2020) Jeroen and Stijn Rans (Wijgmaal, BE) win both Barcelona, Pau and Perpignan national in just three years' time!

In the last several years, the Rans Brothers from Wijgmaal have been impossible to ignore in the national and international extreme long distance competition. Their national victories from Pau and Perpignan (2017), as well as their marvelous international first prize from Barcelona (2019) have turned them into true marathon specialists.


(31/01/2020) PIPA TV: Stijn & Jeroen Rans (Wijgmaal, BE) present their base breeder: the 'Barcelonaduivin'

Jeroen & Stijn Rans present you their basebreeder: “The Barcelonaduivin”. She was the best international Barcelona pigeon over 6 years and is mother to a.o. “Frans” (1st Nat. Perpignan) and great grandmother of “Jef” (1st. Int. Barcelona 2019). An impressive breeder!


(23/12/2019) PIPA TV: Stijn & Jeroen Rans (Wijgmaal, BE): enjoying the international Barcelona victory

2019 is almost over, but it was a very special year for Jeroen & Stijn Rans. This year they won the 1st international Barcelona with 'Ace 63' alias 'Jef'. This moment was unforgettable for the two brothers.


(12/07/2019) Stijn & Jeroen Rans (Wijgmaal, BE) claim international victory in grueling Barcelona classic of 16,051 pigeons

They had already been victorious in Pau and Perpignan in 2017, and the Rans Brothers have now claimed victory in last weekend's race from Barcelona as well. This is in fact their third national victory in two years' time, as well as the first international win for this combination from Wijgmaal, Flemish Brabant.

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(06/07/2019) Barcelona (int.) 2019 | International winner old birds: Rans Stijn & Jeroen (Wijgmaal, Belgium)

The International winner from Barcelona in the category "old birds" is Rans Stijn & Jeroen (Wijgmaal, Belgium). The pigeon was clocked on Saturday at 11:06:59 CEST after a race of 1083.45 km, achieving an average velocity of 944.61 m/min.