Marcel Schelbert

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Marcel Schelbert
Personal information
Born (1976-02-26) 26 February 1976 (age 42)
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)[1]
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 400 metres hurdles
Club LC Zürich

Marcel Schelbert (born 26 February 1976) is a retired Swiss athlete who specialized in the 400 metres hurdles.

His personal best time of 48.13 seconds, achieved when he won the bronze medal at the 1999 World Championships, is also a Swiss record.[2] He also won a bronze medal at the 1999 Summer Universiade. For these feats he was given the Swiss Sportsman of the Year Award the same year.

Schelbert retired in 2003, and now works in a bank.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Switzerland
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 9th (sf) 400 m hurdles 51.82
1995 European Junior Championships Nyíregyháza, Hungary 2nd 400 m hurdles 50.44
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 46th (h) 400 m hurdles 51.20
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 2nd 400 m hurdles 49.43
World Championships Athens, Greece 14th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:05.34
Universiade Catania, Italy 7th 400 m hurdles 51.62
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 3rd 400 m hurdles 48.77
World Championships Seville, Spain 3rd 400 m hurdles 48.13
2001 Universiade Beijing, China 1st (h) 400 m hurdles 50.03


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Preceded by
Switzerland Oscar Camenzind
Swiss Sportsman of the Year
Succeeded by
Switzerland André Bucher