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Julien Wanders
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Julien Wanders at the Berlin 10K in 2014
Personal information
Born 18 March 1996 (1996-03-18) (age 25)
Geneva, Switzerland
Sport
Country Switzerland
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 10 km, Half marathon
Team NN Running Team
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 5000 m: 13:13.84 (Lausanne 2019)
  • 10,000 m: 27:17.29 NR (Hengelo 2019)
  • 10 km: 27:13 ER (Valencia 2020)
  • Half marathon: 59:13 ER (Ras Al Khaimah 2019)

Julien Wanders (born 18 March 1996 in Geneva, Switzerland) is a Swiss long-distance runner. He currently has the European record for the half marathon with a time of 59:13, which was set at the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon in 2019 and the European record for the 10K run, with a time of 27:13 set in Valencia on January 12, 2020.

Wanders spends about half the year training in Iten, Kenya, and the other half training in Europe.

Competition record

Year Competition Location Place Event
2016 Corrida bulloise Bulle 4th Road race
Course urbaine de Bâle Bâle 3rd Road race
Course de l'Escalade Geneva 4th Road race
Corrida de Houilles Houilles 6th 10 kilometres
2017 Durban 10k Durban 3rd 10 kilometres
European Team Championships Vaasa 2nd 5000 m
Corrida bulloise Bulle 1st Road race
Course urbaine de Bâle Bâle 1st Road race
Course de l'Escalade Geneva 1st Road race
Corrida de Houilles Houilles 1st 10 kilometres
2018 Barcelona Half Marathon Barcelona 2nd Half marathon 60:09
IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 8th Half marathon 61:03
Durban 10k Durban 2nd 10 kilometres 27:32
Corrida bulloise Bulle 1st Road race
Course urbaine de Bâle Bâle 1st Road race
Course de l'Escalade Geneva 1st Road race
Corrida de Houilles Houilles 1st 10 kilometres 27:25
2019 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon Ras Al Khaimah 4th Half marathon 59:13
Monaco Run 5km Herculis Monaco 1st 5 kilometres 13:29

Personal records

Personal records
Event Performance Date Place
800 metres 1:57.51 26 June 2013 Ambilly
1000 metres 2:36.15 4 May 2013 Lausanne
1500 metres 3:43.39 14 July 2018 Zofingen
3000 metres 7:43.62 9 July 2019 Luzern
5000 metres 13:13.84 5 July 2019 Lausanne
5 kilometres 13:29 17 February 2019 Monaco
10,000 metres 27:17.29 17 July 2019 Hengelo
10 kilometres 27:13 (AR) 12 January 2020 Valencia
Half marathon 59:13 (AR) 8 February 2019 Ras al Khaimah
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