2013 VIENNA CITY MARATHON, AUSTRIA: 4:32:22 (2013-04-14)

2016 SALZBURG MARATHON, AUSTRIA: 3:54:44 (2016-05-01)


Race report Vienna City Marathon:

Race report Salzburg Marathon:


Capital: Vienna (1,75 million)

Population: 8,6 million

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Famous people from Austria:

Josef Strauss (composer), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (composer), Franz Schubert (composer), Herbert von Karajan (conductor), Sigmund Freud (psychiatrist), Niki Lauda (Formula One race car driver), Franz Klammer (skier)

Fun facts about Austria:

The name Austria derives from a Germanic word ‘austro’, meaning ‘east’.

The Austrian flag is one of the oldest national flags in the world.

The sewing machine was invented by Josef Madersperger, an Austrian.

Approximately one quarter of the population of Austria lives in Vienna.

Vienna has the oldest zoo in the world, founded in 1752.

Ferdinand Porsche, who is the founder of the German sports car company ‘Porsche’, was from Austria.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Hollywood actor, grew up in Austria.

62% of Austria is covered by the Austrian Alps.

The first postcards used were in Austria.