Marcel Tschopp

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Marcel Tschopp
Marcel Tschopp (Liechtenstein) - London 2012 Mens Marathon.jpg
Marcel Tschopp in the marathon at the 2012 Olympics in London
Personal information
Born (1974-04-28) April 28, 1974 (age 40)
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Country  Liechtenstein
Event(s) Marathon

Marcel Tschopp (born April 28, 1974 in Ruggell) is a Liechtensteiner orienteer and track athlete, specializing in the marathon. Tschopp was Liechtenstein's flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and finished 74th in the men's marathon.

He is a physician by profession.[1]



Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2004 World Half Marathon Championships New Delhi, India 75th Half marathon 1:16:45
2005 World Half Marathon Championships Edmonton, Canada 72nd Half marathon 1:13:57
2007 Games of the Small States of Europe Fontvieille, Monaco 5th 5000 m 15:41.58
6th 10,000 m 32:32.81
World Championships Osaka, Japan 47th Marathon 2:33:42
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 74th Marathon 2:35:06
2009 World Half Marathon Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 88th Half marathon 1:10:28
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 39th Marathon 2:37:14
2011 Games of the Small States of Europe Schaan, Liechtenstein 5th 5000 m 15:48.15
4th 10,000 m 32:44.74
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 75th Marathon 2:28:54


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2003 World Orienteering Championships Rapperswil/Jona, Switzerland 28th Sprint 14:27.9
20th Middle Qualifier 26:46
2012 World Orienteering Championships Lausanne, Switzerland 28th Sprint Qualifier 15:17
23rd Long Qualifier 75:08

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Marcel Tschopp to represent Liechtenstein in Beijing". EAA. 2008. Retrieved 2012-11-10.