Doctors say the Swiss marathoner's fitness saved his life.
Check out these great images from the final pre-race press conference, featuring a lot of the top international contenders, including
Röthlin considers himself a contender.
Röthlin, Daunay and others confirmed for November 7 in The Big Apple.
Swiss man becomes first from his country to win European Marathon title. Written by: David Monti (c) 2010 Race Results Weekly, all rights
Former Olympic marathon gold medalist making one last go at 26.2 at European Championships. Written by: David Monti (c) 2010 Race Results