Reto Burgermeister

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Reto Burgermeister (born September 7, 1975) is a Swiss cross country skier who has competed since 1994. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he finished sixth in the 4 x 10 km relay at Nagano in 1998 overall and ninth in the 15 km at Salt Lake City in 2002.

Burgermeister's best finish at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships was tenth in the 30 km event at Val di Fiemme in 2003. His best World Cup finish was second twice in Germany (2003: 15 km, 2004: 15 km + 15 km double pursuit).

Burgermeister earned sixteen individual victories in lesser events up to 30 km from 1998 to 2006.

Burgermeister retired in 2009 as he was very unsuccessful since 2001. He was a former member of the Ski Club am Bachtel, the largest cross-country skiclub in the region of Zurich.

Since 2011/12 Burgermeister works as a coach for Russian national cross-country skiing team with Alexander Legkov and Ilia Chernousov under his supervision.[1]

Presenting Russian Federation state decorations. Coach for the Russian Federation’s national cross-country skiing team Reto Burgermeister was awarded the Order of Friendship. March 24, 2014


  1. ^ Калинина Н. (2013-02-28). "Белая полоса". Журнал Proспорт. Archived from the original on 2013-03-21. Retrieved 2013-03-08. 

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