800 meter runner who won a gold medal in the 2001 World Championships. He was a metallic medalist within the 1500 meter event in the 1994 Globe Junior Championships. He competed in three Olympics, along with his greatest finish being 5th put in place 2000. He was created in Neudorf, Switzerland. He was called the Swiss Sportsman of the entire year in 2000 and 2001, prior to the award visited Simon Ammann in 2002.