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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

    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 10,000m

    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 and will be pursuing his masters degree at the University of Illinois ... Hobbies include playing sports, traveling and reading.

    Personal Bests
    3,000m Steeplechase: 8:56.29

    updated August 2012

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