Former Forester to compete at IAAF World Championships

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2009-08-19
After spending a portion of his collegiate athletic career as a member of the Huntington University cross country and track and field teams, Tobias Sauter has continued to pursue his passion for running and is making a name for himself among the elite in his sport.

Sauter will be competing in the marathon at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin, Germany later this week. The former Forester ran a personal best of 2:17.27 earlier this year, less than nine minutes off the IAAF World Championship marathon record. He is scheduled to run this Friday, August 22, at 11:45 a.m.

Sauter came to Huntington University from Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany for the 2007-08 academic year. As a Forester he helped lead the cross country team to a 12th place finish at the NAIA National Championships in 2007 and he earned NAIA First Team All-America honors with a fourth place finish in the 5000 meter at the 2008 Indoor Track and Field National Championships.
 
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