Name: Christoph Kopp

Born: 14th December 1947 in Berlin, Germany

Profession: Owner of a cables and electronic wires distribution company

Involved in athletics since 1961, first as a junior sprinter and later as an instructor and coach. Besides the coaching also various early voluntary engagements in athletics, e.g. from 1979-1997 head of athletics at the SCC Berlin Sports Club. During this time heavily involved in event organisation.

From 1997-2000 head of the LG NIKE Berlin Sports Club and from 1999-2004 President of the Berlin Athletics Federation.

Since 1999 stronger involvement in professional management consultancy.

Since 2017 accredited athletes’ representative at World Athletics and the German Athletic Federation.

I was responsible for elite athlete co-ordination at the following events due to my long-established international contacts:

  • 1980-1997 business manager and sports director Berlin Marathon
  • Marathon Regensburg
  • Marathon Köln
  • Marathon Dresden
  • Marathon Südtirol (Italy)
  • Marathon München
  • Marathon Hamburg
  • Marathon Spreewald
  • Marathon Antalya (Turkey)
  • Marathon Wachau (Austria)
  • Mitteldeutscher Marathon Halle/Leipzig
  • Gniezno (Poland)
  • Chemnitzer Citylauf 10 km Road Race
  • 10 km Road Race and track-meeting Grudziadz (Poland)
  • 10 km road race Poznan (Poland)
  • Half Marathon Kiew (Ukraine)
  • Rostocker Citylauf 10 km Road Race
  • BIG 25 Herne
  • Airport Run Berlin 10 km Road Race
  • Kö-Lauf Düsseldorf 10 km Road Race
  • PSD Bank Halbmarathon Hamburg

Current list of references:

  • Frankfurt Marathon
  • Düsseldorf Marathon
  • Hannover Marathon
  • Paderborner Osterlauf 10 km Road Race and Half Marathon
  • Würzburger Residenzlauf 10 km Road Race
  • The Great 10 k Berlin 10 km Road Race
  • S25 Berlin 25km Road Race
  • Citylauf Oelde 10 km Road Race