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Swiss Marathoner Ready To Mix It Up In New York

  • By Duncan Larkin
  • Published Oct. 28, 2010
  • Updated Sep. 12, 2012 at 12:56 PM UTC

Röthlin considers himself a contender.

Thirty-six-year-old Viktor Röthlin of Switzerland considers himself a contender for the medal podium at the New York City Marathon in less than two weeks. A three-time Olympian, Röthlin is looking at New York as a good experience to prepare him for the 2012 Olympics in London.

“I am excited to be able to be in New York and to compete in one of most famous races of the world,” Röthlin told the IAAF.

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Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin is the news editor at Competitor.com and a freelance journalist who’s been covering the sport of running for over five years. He’s run 2:32 in the marathon and won the Himalayan 100-Mile Stage Race in 2007. His first running book, RUN SIMPLE, was released last July.

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