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    Jannis Topfer
    Jannis Topfer
    Class:
    Graduate Student

    Hometown:
    Bochum, Germany

    High School:
    Graf Engelbert/MICDS

    Event:
    XC-Distance

    Birthdate:
    10/01/1989

    04/19/2013

    Many PR's Set at Mt. SAC Relays

    Mickow cracks into top-10 in 10K school history

    04/18/2013

    Illini Ready for LSU & Mt. SAC Relays

    Majority to Baton Rouge, select squad to California

    04/07/2013

    Four Illini Victorious at Tiger Track Classic

    Three Orange and Blue crack school's top-10

    04/04/2013

    Illini Travel to Auburn's Tiger Track Classic

    Meet will take place at Hutsell-Rosen Track

    03/24/2013

    Seven Illini Win Titles at Big Ten/SEC Challenge

    Orange and Blue crown seven champion in outdoor opener

    05/13/2013

    2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships

    Pictures from the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

    At Graf Engelbert High School
    Placed second in the 3,000m steeplechase at the German Under-23 Championships in 2009 ... In 2006, was runner-up in the 2,000m steeplechase at the German Youth Championships ... Finished third in 2010 at the German Under-23 Championships in the 10km.

    At Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS)
    Finished third in the 3,200m at the Missouri State Championships in 2007 ... Placed fourth in 2007 at the Missouri State Championships in the 1,600m.

    Personal
    Son of Harald and Berit Modler ... Has two siblings, Mayu and Moritz ... Received his bachelor degree in Aerospace Engineering from Delft University of Technology and will be pursuing his masters degree at the University of Illinois ... Hobbies include playing sports, traveling and reading.

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