Ultra Running World Champion
Polar products and Polar Flow allow me to keep an eye on the weekly km traveled, and for my training this is the most important thing. It is also a great pleasure to be able to share my workouts on social media in a simple and intuitive way.
Running (3000m to 100km)
February 11, 1972
30:00min (10km, 1999)
1:05:00h (Half marathon, 2000)
2:13:15h (Marathon, 2000)
6:23:21h (100km, 2012)
Proudest sporting moment:
The first victory in the 100 km world championship set in Italy in 2008.
Wings for Life World Run
1st in the world (88,440km)
Seregno World Championship 100km
1st place (6h 23' 20")
Winschoten World Championship 100km
1st place (6h 27' 32")
100km del Passatore
1st place and race record (6h 25' 47")
Etruschi World Championship 100km
1st place (6h 37' 41")
Swiss Alpine Marathon 78 km trail
1st place (6h 05' 04")
1st place (2h 20' 55")
2nd place (2h 13' 15")
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