Alexandra Wenk sets a new German national record in the 200 IM

128. DEUTSCHE MEISTERSCHAFTEN, BERLIN – GERMAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND OLYMPIC TRIALS (PART 1), BERLIN

  • Thursday, May 5 – Sunday, May 8, 2016
  • Prelims: 9 am local, Finals: 5 pm local, on Sunday: 4 pm local
  • Schwimm- und Sprunghalle im Europa-Sportpark (SSE)
  • Eventpage
  • Schedule
  • Start lists
  • Results

Short reminder of German Olympic qualification procedure: The 2016 German National Championships are the first part of a two-step nomination procedure for the Olympic Games. The athletes had to swim defined times at National Championships in prelims and in finals. All swimmers who achieve the times will be part of the so-called “long list” and must inform German Head Coach Henning Lambertz in the period of one week after German Nationals in which meet they want to confirm the required performance of the nomination process: at one of the three meets of the Mare Nostrum tour or the German Open. They can only choose ONE of these four possibilities. For this meet, other times are set which are approximately 1,5 % slower than those at German nationals. All swimmers who reach the times and have also finished first or second at the German National Championships will qualify for Rio.

In today’s morning heats, these swimmers reached the required prelims times and have a chance to get a spot on the long list after tonight’s finals session:

Men’s 100 m Freestyle
Nomination times: Prelims 49,12, Final 48,81

Mario Kusch in 49,07

Women’s 200 m Butterfly
Nomination times: Prelims 2:11,07, Final 2:09,16

Franziska Hentke  in 2:07,49

 

Men’s 200 m Butterfly
Nomination times: Prelims 1:58,20, Final 1:56,33

Alexander Kunert in 1:57,05
Markus Gierke in 1:57,30

Men’s 100 m Breaststroke
Nomination times: Prelims 1:00,63, Final 1:00,01

Fabian Schwingenschloegel in 1:00,15
Marco Koch in 1:00,49

 

Women’s 200 m backstroke
Nomination times: Prelims 2:12,14, Final 2:10,39

Nadine Laemmler in 2:11,91
Lisa Graf in 2:10,10
Jenny Mensing in 2:09,76

 

Men’s 200 m backstroke
Nomination times: Prelims 1:59,05, Final 1:58,02

Jan-Philip Glania in 1:58,04
Christian Diener in 1:58,36.

 

Women’s 200 m IM
Nomination times: Prelims 2:14,12, Final 2:12,91

Maxine Wolters in 2:13,54
Alexandra Wenk in 2:11,41 NEW GERMAN NATIONAL RECORD

 

Men’s 200 m IM Nomination times:
Prelims 2:01,05, Final 1:59,64

Philip Heintz in 1:58,64

Photo vault day 1

 

 

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