44th BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on 24 September 2017

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Press conference Highlights


Driss El Himer
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Press conference Highlights

Driss El Himer, best European runner in the field (PB: 2:06:48 hours)

”I know that Berlin has a very fast course. I am here to attack the European Record of 2:06:36 hours. I have prepared in France, have been in high altitude training and I am feeling very well for Sunday.”

Luminita Zaituc, best German runner (PB: 2:26:01 hours)

”I love running and I am very well prepared. I will run my own pace on Sunday. And I will have two pacemakers, but I will no earlier than right before the race decide what split times I want to run. That depends on how I feel.”

Lennart Sponar, fastest Berlin runner, runs his first marathon on Sunday

”I really think that I am prepared very well for Sunday. I am confident to master the 42 k. I am really looking forward to Sunday.”

Errol Marklein, winner of the real,- BERLIN MARATHON 2004 for handbiker

”Also for us as handicapped people the performance is in the foreground. I am glad that we are able to present us on such a stage to reach some kind of normality.”

Hans-Jürgen Pohmann, RBB, Chief Sports Editor

”The real,- BERLIN-MARATHON is the biggest social event in Berlin of 2005.”

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