- The 29th BERLIN-MARATHON live on the internet
- The 29th real,- BERLIN-MARATHON brought to you live on SFB1, the TV-channel for Berlin, and on Das Erste (first programme)
The 29th BERLIN-MARATHON live on the internet
The Sender Freies Berlin (SFB) will present the 29th real,-BERLIN-MARATHON
live on the internet on www.sfb.de/marathon. On 29 September 2002 from
8.35h in the morning, there will be altogether four different live
Video-Streams to choose from, i.e. you can watch the complete
skater-competition, from start to finish, the men’s lead, the
women’s lead and Naoko Takahashi parallelly and live as international
signal on the internet – and can cross your fingers for your personal
This year’s ultimate highlight will be the live-pursuit of the most
important runners’ groups and Naoko Takahashi, of course, via GPS. In
other words: if you want to trace on which kilometre of the course your most
favourite runner is situated at that moment in Berlin and what time he/she is
running, please visit www.sfb.de/marathon. There you will also find the latest
score of 100 specially chosen runners per live-retrieval.
Apart from many information about the marathon and for your own running
preparation, we will also, as in previous years, present many interesting and
famous guests in our Marathon-Online-Chat. Here are only a few names:
ice-skating and skating-crack André Unterdörfel will be in the
chatroom from 8.30 a.m. to comment the skating competition live, from 10.00
a.m. wheelchair driver and many times marathon champion Hans Frei will join us
immediately after his finish to answer user questions. German marathon star
Stefan Freigang will pay a visit in the chatroom from 11.00 a.m. and from
14.00h representatives of the SFB-Runner’s-Movement will talk about their
run as well as answer questions. Watch out for surprise guests.
For all late-risers who want to see only the most important scenes of the
run: parallel to the ARD-programme, the marathon highlights can be found
summarised on www.sfb.de/marathon. In the course of the day,
résumés and first impressions of the other marathon competitions
(e.g. Bambinis, wheelchair drivers or walkers) will be made available as
video-on-demand on SFB-Online.
The 29th real,- BERLIN-MARATHON brought to you live on SFB1, the
TV-channel for Berlin, and on Das Erste (first programme)
As in last year, SFB1 will also in 2002 report from the 29th real,-
BERLIN-MARATHON with a costly live-transmission. Numerous outside broadcast
units, motorbikes, helicopters and a total of 32 cameras will let the viewers
of SFB1 and Das Erste be involved directly in the event for more than
altogether three hours.
Out of the Transparent Studio, situated in the finish-area, the SFB
head-of-sports Jochen Sprentzel will present the marathon together with his
colleague Dr. Thomas Wessinghage. The former European Champion of 5000 metres
and 23 times German Champion will support the SFB-Team as an indispensable
expert for the 6th time.
The SFB- and ARD-reporters will inform live from numerous route posts about
the course of the race and about the latest score, with reporter-motorbikes
following directly at the heels of the leading group. Gerd Rubenbauer, Dominik
Vischer, Werner Damm, Sybille Seitz, Dietmar Teige and many more will report
live from the scene. Hajo Seppelt will go into action as participant of the run
The SFB pictures will again be taken over by many foreign broadcasting
stations. Consequently, the Sender Freies Berlin guarantees an all around
coverage of the event on the international level.
As in previous years, the 29th real,- BERLIN-MARATHON can also be viewed
live on the internet. On www.sfb.de/marathon the viewers will have the
possibility to choose from four live video-streams and to ask questions to many
interesting and famous guests in an internet-chat.
No matter if runner, skater or wheelchair user: every discipline of the 29th
real,-BERLIN-MARATHON will be covered in detail by the SFB on radio, television
and the internet.
Sunday 29th September 2002 „Sportschau live: Berlin Marathon“ on
Das Erste: 8.35-11.30 a.m. (live) „Sportpalast extra“ on SFB1:
8.35-14.00 (live) „Abendschau“ on SFB1: 19.30-20.00 Uhr (2
features) „SpätAbendschau“ on SFB1: 21.45-22.00 Uhr