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Marco Sowa

Full name: Marco Sowa
Gender: Male
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)
Country: LUX Luxembourg
Sport: Athletics

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).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics Men's 20 kilometres Walk Luxembourg LUX AC DQ

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics Luxembourg Final Standings AC DQ
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