Marathon European Champion
My first heart rate watch in 1990 was from Polar and I never changed this winning team. Right now I like to run, bike and swim with my Polar Vantage V.
Marathon (retired 2014)
October 14, 1974
2:07:23h (Tokyo marathon, 2008)
Always a Rösti (Swiss potatoes dish) for dinner, the evening before the marathon.
Proudest sporting moment:
Bronze medal at World Championships in Osaka 2007.
European Championship, Zurich
European Championship, Barcelona
1st place and PB, 2h07’23
World Championship, Osaka
European Championship, Gothenburg
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