Franziska Rochat-Moser

 

 

 

Age: 35

 

Summary: Swiss distance runner who became a household name in her home country after winning the 1997 New York City marathon and also appeared in two Summer Olympics in 1992 and 1996, but who retired in July 2001 following a hip operation.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in an avalanche

 

Born: August 17, 1966

 

Died: March 7, 2002

 

Location: Lausanne, Switzerland