Full name: Marco Sowa
Height: 5'9" (176 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: November 12, 1963 in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Affiliations: Fola Esch, Esch-sur-Alzette (LUX)
Related Olympians: Son of Charel Sowa.
Although his athletics career started as a distance and cross-country runner, Charel Sowa competed at four Olympic Games in both walk events. During his career he was a four-time selection as Luxembourg’s Athlete of the Year. He later became a coach, notably coaching his son, Marco, who competed as a walker at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Charel Sowa also was a board member of the Luxembourg Atheltics Association, and served as President his club, CA Fola.
Personal Best: 20kmW – 1-29:55 (1997).
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