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Beat Knechtle

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Beat Knechtle, Ph.D. is a prolific Swiss researcher, triathlete, endurance athlete, ultra-marathon runner, and a former competitive pool and open water swimmer. He has completed the 26.4 km International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen seven times (2009, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002)

Athletic Career[edit]

  • 2016: 12 hours running Basel
  • 2015: Double Iron Florida, 12-hour battery Basel, Double Iron Germany, Double Iron Hungary, Triple Iron Germany, Double Iron Slovenia, Double Iron Lithuania, Quintuble Iron Mexico
  • 2014: Triple Iron USA, 12-hour run Dornbirn, 6-hour run Brugg, 2013 Deca Iron Mexico, Deca Iron Italy
  • 2012: Triple Iron USA, 6-hour run Brugg, 12-hour running Basel
  • 2011: Double Iron Mexico , Triple Iron USA, 12-hour run Brugg, 12-hour running Basel
  • 2010: Quintuple Iron Mexico, Triple Iron USA
  • 2009: International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen
  • 2008: 12-hour running Basel, International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen, Double Iron Hungary
  • 2007: Quintuple Iron Mexico, Triple Iron USA, 12-hour swimming Zurich
  • 2006: Deca Iron Mexico , Triple Iron USA, Triple Iron Germany, International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen, 12-hour run in Basel, Isarrun, Double Iron Austria
  • 2005: Quintuple Iron Mexico, Triple Iron USA, Rheinschwimmen Eglisau, Double Iron Lithuania , Triple Iron Germany, International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen, 24 Hour Race Germany, 12 Hours run Basel, 12-hour swimming Zurich
  • 2004: Decatriathlon Hawaii, Triple Iron USA, International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen, Triple Iron Germany, Double Iron Germany, 12-Hour Race Basel, 6-day run Mexico, 12-hour swimming Zurich
  • 2003: Triple Iron USA, 100 km run Winterthur, 6-hour run Nürnberg, 6-hour run Ottobrunn , Double Iron Lithuania, International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen, Triple Iron Germany, Double Iron Canada, Iron du Valais, Double Iron Austria, 24 Hour Races Mexico, 12-hour swimming Zurich
  • 2002: Double Iron Ecuador, 12-Hour Race Basel, Double Iron Germany, Double Iron Austria, Zugerseeüberquerung, Double Iron Canada, Triple Iron Germany, Vierwaldstätterseeüberquerung, International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen, Zugerseeschwimmen, Zürichseeüberquerung, Zugerseeüberquerung, Triple Iron USA, Decatriathlon Mexico
  • 2001: 12-hour swimming Zurich, Double Iron USA, Double Iron Mexico, Triple Iron Germany
  • 2000: 12-Hour Race Basel, 12-hour swimming Zurich, Double Iron Ecuador, Double Iron Canada, Double Iron Lithuania , Double Iron USA, Triple Iron Austria, Triple Iron France, Triple Iron Germany, Decatriathlon Mexico
  • 1999: Double Iron Netherlands, Double Iron Lithuania, Double Iron Mexico , Triple Iron Austria, Triple Iron Germany
  • 1998: Triple Iron Austria, Triple Iron France, Triple Iron Germany, 12-Hour Race Basel, 24 Hour Races Schötz
  • 1997: Triple Iron France, 24 Hour Races Schötz, Swiss Championship of doctors short distance triathlon
  • 1996: Race across Austria, 24 Hour Races Schötz, Vierwaldstätterseeüberquerung, World Cup of doctors short distance triathlon (Nations Cup)
  • 1995: Vierwaldstätterseeüberquerung, Lauerzerseeüberquerung, Swiss Championship of doctors short distance triathlon, European doctors short distance triathlon
  • 1991L Swiss University Championships 50m freestyle, Swiss university championships 4x 50m freestyle (relay University of Zurich)
  • 1990: Swiss University Championships 50m freestyle, Swiss university championships 4x 50m freestyle (relay University of Zurich)
  • 1987: Swiss University Championships 50m freestyle, Fribourg University Championships 50m freestyle, Fribourg University Championships 50m freestyle

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