Julien Wanders set an official world 5 km record (13:29 min.) during the Herculis 5 km race along the Monaco coastline.
Following his two European records over 10 km in Durban (RSA/27:32) and Houilles (FRA/27:25), Julien Wanders smashes also Mo Farah's European record in the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon, clocking 59:13.
Julien Wanders, U23 European half marathon record holder (1:00:09), runs the 10 kilometers in Durban (27:32) faster than Sir Mo Farah and all Europeans before him.
Setting a Swiss record over 200 m 820,04) at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin, Alex Wilson (3rd) claims the first continental medal by a Swiss male sprinter since 1978.
Mujinga Kambundji (10,95) is the first Swiss female sprinter breaking the 11-second barrier over 100 m at the national championships in Zofingen.
Taking bronze in the 60 m final at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Mujinga Kambundji becomes the first Swiss sprinter ever to win a global medal.
The Swiss Athletics National Team achieves the 3rd place at the European Athletics Team Championships in Vaasa (First League) and will be promoted to the Super League containing Europe's twelve best nations.
Julien Lyon, Adrian Lehmann and Andreas Kempf take gold in the European Championships in Amsterdam with the Swiss half-marathon team.
Mujinga Kambundji wins Switzerland's first European Championships medal in the 100 m sprint.
After coming fourth in the World Indoor Championships just the year before, 800m specialist Selina Büchel leaves the European competitors far behind in Prague.
The best recuperation brings success: Kariem Hussein becomes European 400m Hurdles Champion in his 'living room', fuelled by a new WINFORCE blend.