Open main menu
Reto Schenkel at the 2012 Olympics

Reto Amaru Schenkel (born 28 April 1988 in Lomé, Togo[1]) is a Swiss sprinter, who specializes in the 100 metres.

Schenkel competed in both 100 and 200 m at the 2006 World Junior Championships.[2] He finished fifth in the 100 m at the 2007 European Junior Championships.[3] In the 4 × 100 m relay he finished fourth at the 2007 European Junior Championships[4] and competed at the 2009 World Championships.[5] He competed for Switzerland at the 2011 World Championships in 100 and 200 m and the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 200 m.[2][1]

His personal best times are 6.65 seconds in the 60 m (indoor), achieved in January 2012 in Magglingen; 10.19 seconds in the 100 m, achieved in July 2011 in Fribourg; and 20.48 seconds in the 200 m, achieved in May 2012 in Weinheim.[2] He was part of the team that holds the Swiss record in the 4 × 100 m relay.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Reto Schenkel Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Reto Schenkel at IAAF
  3. ^ "European Athletics Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands 19 - 22 July 2007 Results - day 1" (pdf). European Athletics. p. 1. Retrieved 13 March 2010.
  4. ^ "European Athletics Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands 19 - 22 July 2007 Results - day 4" (pdf). European Athletics. p. 6. Retrieved 13 March 2010.
  5. ^ "Men 4x100m Relay Athletics World Championship 2009 Berlin (GER)". Todor Krastev. Retrieved 13 March 2010.
  6. ^ "Swiss Athletics Records - Multi Events and Teams" (PDF). www.swiss-athletics.ch. 1 June 2017. Retrieved 25 July 2017.