Name: Christoph Kopp

Born: 14 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 a 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.

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 Südtirol (Italy)
  • Marathon München
  • Mitteldeutscher Marathon Halle/Leipzig 
  • Gniezno (Poland)
  • Wachau Marathon (Austria)
  • Spreewald Marathon 
  • 10km Road Race and track-meeting Grudziadz (Poland)
  • 10 Km road race Poznan (Poland)
  • Halfmarathon Kiew (Ukraine)
  • Rostocker Citylauf
  • Antalya Marathon (Turkey)
  • Dresden Marathon
  • BIG 25 Herne
  • Airport Run Berlin
  • PSD Bank Halfmarathon Hamburg
  • BIG 25 km von Berlin


Current list of references:

  • Frankfurt Marathon
  • Düsseldorf Marathon
  • Paderborner Osterlauf (10 km and Halfmarathon)
  • Hannover Marathon
  • Kö-Lauf Düsseldorf 10 km
  • Würzburger Residenzlauf 10 km
  • The Great 10k Berlin
  • International Chemnitzer Citylauf 10 km (Road Race)
  • Citylauf Oelde