43rd BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on 25 September 2016

More events

News

IAAF.org: Szabo confirms her 2004 decision to rest will remain permanent

2005-05-17

Former women’s World and Olympic 5000 metres champion and multiple World record breaker Gabriela Szabo of Romania is retiring from athletic competition, the 29-year-old confirmed today.

The decision to retire comes 14 months after the middle distance running legend exclusively announced on the IAAF Website that she was to cancel her entire 2004 season due to exhaustion.
“Everything has to come to an end,” Szabo told Reuters. “Too much hard training, too much competition stress, that's enough.”


More news

2016-07-20 Outstanding Field for Berlin as Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele take leading roles in the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 25
2016-07-06 "Skate to Run" – Get registered to run at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON 2017
2016-06-28 Training countdown for the 2016 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON
2016-05-20 20 Years of Inline Skating at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON – register now!

More news can be found in our news archive

Sponsoren des 43rd BMW BERLIN-MARATHON BMW Adidas Abbott AOK TAGHeuer Holiday Inn Erdinger Alkoholfrei TAITRA taxofit Here Maps

Advertisement

Advertisement