Susanne Pumper

Susanne Pumper (born Fischer, born September 1, 1970 in Vienna ) is an Austrian former long-distance runner.

On the train she was eight times each national champion in the 5,000 m and 10,000 m and four times more than 1500 m. In the hall she took five titles over 3000 meters and three more than 1500 m; He has also been twice national champion in cross-country running. The end of 2011 she announced her retirement from running. For doping, she was detained in April 2013 as a repeat offender for eight years.

Sports career

At the World Athletics Championships in 1999 in Seville, it was Twelfth about 5000 m, at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney and the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton and 2003 in Paris / Saint- Denis she divorced in the run- off. In the Indoor Athletics Championships, she finished fourth in Vienna in 2002 and 2005 Second in Madrid over 3000 m.

In the road race, she won six times at the Austrian Women's Run (1999-2004) and in 2004 and 2006 national champion in the half marathon, marathon champion in 2006 (as the fourth overall the Vienna City Marathon ) and 2007 champion in the 10 - km road race. Also in 2007, she won the half-marathon competition of the Wiener autumn marathon.

After the expiry of doping suspension was again Susanne Pumper 2010 as the second overall at the Graz- Marathon and 2011 as the overall winner in the marathon of the 3 countries on Lake Constance national marathon champion.

Doping and barrier

On 17 April 2008 it was announced that Susanne Pumper and the Slovenian Helena Javornik had been tested in the Polar Bear Run, a meeting organized by their club LCC Vienna Half Marathon, positive for erythropoietin (EPO) on March 9, 2008. It was then suspended Susanne Pumper by the Austrian Association of Athletics Federations. Although the B- sample was positive, Pumper protested their innocence. The unannounced doping tests were initiated by Wilhelm Lilge, the sports coordinator of the LCC Vienna, to "clarity" to make the face Coursing doping rumors and give the athlete to a " fair chance ". According to newspaper reports on June 5, 2008, she was said to be doped up even with her ​​half- marathon record in connection with the Linz Marathon on 13 April. On 24 October 2008 Susanne Pumper was retrospectively banned from the March 9, 2008 for two years, which also her record of Linz was canceled by the Austrian National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). Pumper fought after the judgment in the Independent Arbitration Commission, but which upheld the ban on May 12, 2009.

On 30 September 2008, the LCC Wien Wilhelm Lilge and his wife Carina Lilge - Leutner had previously terminated, allegedly in order to save costs. Martin Steinbauer and nine other top athletes of the LCC expressed solidarity with Lilge and left the club. At the same time it was announced that Susanne Pumper to be involved in the organization of LCC - running events, which was denied shortly after by the LCC. In 2012 she was even elected president of the association.

She was coached by former Leipzig sports medicine Helmut Stab knife whose protégé Jolanda Ceplak had been tested positive for EPO in 2007 and subsequently banned for two years and was excluded from the LCC Vienna. Stab knife failed with a defamation suit against William Lilge, who had accused him in connection with the Pumper affair to be part of a " mafia -like doping network" and a " doping - man behind ". 2010 Florian told toe, Pumpers Manager from 1996 to 2000, in an interview with the athlete had already in 1998 it opened to try to " dope professionally " on toe threat towards to end the cooperation then, promised not to do it.

Opened in 2009, Pumper in Vienna, the sports and beauty center My Diamond. In 2012 she was elected president of the LCC Vienna.

In December 2011, led a testimony of the former triathlete Lisa Hütthaler to the initiation of a new doping case against Pumper. Hütthaler had confessed to having sold 20,000 units in October 2008 Pumper EPO and 30,000 units Dynepo to Pumper. In April 2013 Pumper was retroactively from March 6, 2012 blocked for eight years. NADA Austria founded the length of the lock so that Pumper " repeat offender " was. Pumper lodged an appeal against this decision. In September 2013, the Independent Arbitration Commission ordered a "total evidence repetition" to.


2001 Pumper involved in the election campaign of the Wiener state election for the FPÖ. Under the motto Running with Helene the former FPÖ Spitzenkanditation Helene Partik - Pablé should be supported.

Personal Best

  • Hall: 8:47,51 min, January 29, 2001, Stuttgart ( Austrian record )