Schenkenberg and Edvardsson win the swimming competition for the fundraising marathon of the Germany TV broadcaster RTL

Frankfurt/ Italy
Three celebrity swim teams with one goal - the building of the first paediatric ward in the village Brodi in Ghana. A project of "RTL-Wir helfen Kindern".

The first celebrity swim competition at Lago di Lugano, Italy in the Hotel Parco San Marco has done its job 5th June. Each of six celebs swam around 300 m (0.2 miles) and competed against each other:
Top model Marcus Schenkenberg and European Champion in Professional Standard, Mister Schweiz 2010 Jan Buehlmann and model Annica Hansen, actor Kai Noll and World Champion and Olympic Medal winner in swimming Christian Troeger.

The three teams competed and swam 300 meter in 19 degrees Celsius cold water. They started at the beach of the hotel Parco San Marco Beach Resort, Golf & SPA and were accompanied by the camera crew of RTL on and under the water.

Schenkenberg and Edvardsson win
The team Marcus Schenkenberg and Isabel Edvardsson set the fastest time. There was a tie between the teams Jan Buehlmann, Annica Hansen and Kai Noll, Christian Troeger that started together and swam like a team. They all had a more important goal to win - to support the project for the building of the first paediatric ward in the village Brodi in Ghana. The RTL anchor woman Miriam Lange and her crew was there to watch the spectacle.

A good result
With this competition the celebrities, Parco San Marco and the guests have supported the RTL Foundation. To call attention to the project the hotel a appeal was originated. Within three works 20,000 Euro were collected. The fund-raising campain continious because every cent coutns. Find out more under and 

Marcus Schenkenberg's career as male model is one of a kind. In the course of his over 20-year career the good-looking Swede adorned nearly every cover of all known magazines, and was booked for the most important and biggest designers and campaigns. Schenkenberg had his most noted relationship with Hollywood star Pamela Anderson. But other high-profile beauties such as Mariah Carey, Nicky Hilton or Jessica Simpson could not resist the top model who was once marked out as „sexiest man alive“.
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