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.
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.