On September 10th 2016 I have successfully finished the Kotlinrace (26,6km swimming) in St. Petersburg (RUS). After 7:43:00 hours and a 3.6km/h pace I was able to successfully finish the race in record time.
Before heading to Russia i was at a reception at our State Minister Joachim Herrmann.
On July the 31st 201616 the SwimRun Russia took place in the forests of Leningrad (near St. Petersburg). With over 350 total starters me and my russian teammate took the second place overall. Side by side we ran for 32km and swam 5km for the silver medal.