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Klaus Barth Foundation

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The Klaus Barth Foundation is a registered non-profit foundation in the State of California, U.S.A. that was formed to provide funds for cancer research; education and assistance programs; assistance to those with physical disabilities to pursue an active lifestyle through physical fitness and competitive athletics; and promote educational opportunities for children and young adults.

The Klaustoberfest is one of the many annual charity events supporting the Foundation.

Klaus Barth[edit]

Klaus Barth, a German Olympic swimmer, coach and Ironman triathlete who once placed fourth overall in the Ironman World Championships, was an inspiration to many open water swimmers and multi-sport athletes.