Mathias Rusterholz

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Mathias Rusterholz (born 16 August 1971 in Herisau) is a retired Swiss sprinter who specialised in the 400 metres.[2] He represented his country at the 1996 Summer Olympics, as well as three outdoor and one indoor World Championships. In addition, he won the bronze medal at the 1994 European Championships.

Mathias Rusterholz
Personal information
Born (1971-08-16) 16 August 1971 (age 48)
Herisau, Switzerland
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight71 kg (157 lb)
SportTrack and field
Event(s)400 metres
ClubTV Herisau

With the personal records of 44.99 seconds, he is the standing Swiss record holder.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing    Switzerland
1989 European Junior Championships Varaždin, Yugoslavia 10th (sf) 400 m 48.19
1990 World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 13th (sf) 400 m 47.04
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 3rd 400 m 45.96
World Cup London, United Kingdom 5th 400 m 45.92[3]
3rd 4x400 m relay 3.03.26[3]
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 11th (sf) 400 m 45.80
14th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:03.91
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 23rd (qf) 400 m 45.72
13th (sf) 4x400 m relay 3:05.36
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 13th (sf) 400 m 47.16
World Championships Athens, Greece 19th (qf) 400 m 45.89
14th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:05.34
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 5th 4x400 m relay 3:02.91
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 34th (h) 400 m 46.43
9th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:02.46

Personal bestsEdit