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BIRTHPLACE: Switzerland

RESIDENCE: Rubigen, Switzerland


1st Medal Champion, 2015 Vienna City Marathon
Trophy Top 10 & Swiss Marathon Record, 2015 Berlin Marathon
Torch London 2012 | Rio  2016 (Marathon)
PB 10K run PB: 33:07 (2018 CPC Loop – 10K Split)
PB 21K run PB: 1:10:46 (2018 CPC Loop)
PB 42K run PB: 2:26:49 (2015 Berlin) – 6th Place


Maja Neuenschwander is a Swiss Olympian, national record holder and multiple national champion in the marathon. Her history with Nicola Spirig goes way back to their junior days in 1998 when they both ran cross-country. They trained together in St. Moritz in the lead-up to the 2012 London Olympics and have also raced each other in multiple major running events, most notably in the marathon at the 2014 European Athletic Championships. With her speedy personal bests, Maja will push Nicola to a faster marathon pace and help her take on the challenge of going Sub8.

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