Articles by Daniela Kapser

Germany’s Hentke Swims World’s #1-Ranked 200 Fly in Essen

Franziska Hentke (black suit, facing camera) is now the world’s top-ranked 200 butterflier, and the fastest German in history.


Top German swimmer Marco Koch uses hypnosis to get into ‘the right flow’

Looking at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Koch and his coach are trying new ways to improve perfomances.

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German Open to finalize nation’s World Champs roster

Today, the German Swimming Association (DSV) published an overview about the last step in the nomination procedure for German swimmers to qualify for the World Championships in Kazan in August.

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German swimstar Florian Vogel rescues woman from drowning

According to different German press releases, German national swim team member Florian Vogel jumped into the river Isar in Munich on Wednesday to save a drowning woman.

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German Youth Need Good Kicking to Win Multi-Event Jr. National Championships

After swimming 5 different events in 4 days at German Youth and Junior Nationals the federation has found their champions in…

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German Youngsters Test Versatility At German Youth Nationals

The German Youth and Junior Nationals is a special event, taking place in Berlin from Tuesday, June 2nd until Saturday, June…


German youngsters getting ready for 2015’s season highlights

The German National Youth and Junior Championships will take place between June 2nd to 6th in Berlin.

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Theresa Michalak adjusting to the speed of practices with Florida Gators

On May 7, 2015 Theresa Michalak will celebrate her 23rd birthday – but she won’t spend it with her family in her home-town of Halle/Saale, Germany – Theresa is now a student-athlete at the University of Florida.

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Paul Biedermann Swims World Leading 200 Free To Close German Championships

On the last day of the German National Championships in Berlin, Paul Biedermann, who was disappointed with his 100 free…


Q&A with German National Team Head Coach Henning Lambertz

Henning Lambertz, 44, has been the German head coach for 2 years now. Before that, he was the chief coach of one of Germany’s best training groups in Essen

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Press Conference: Retired Markus Deibler speaks out on German funding for top swimmers

Sunday morning during the German national championships in Berlin, a press conference was held with retired 100 IM SC World record holder and 2014 World champion Markus Deibler.

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Biedermann Disappointed With 100 Freestyle on Day 3 of German Nationals

Franziska Hentke won the women’s 200 fly and moved in to the world’s top 5 on Saturday in Berlin.


Simon, Feldwehr Earn Breaststroke Wins on Day 2 of German Nationals

The second day of the German National Championships started with two wins by German sprinters who actually train in the…

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Newcomer Jacob Heidtmann Swims to 2nd in the World in 400 IM in Germany, But Still Expects More

2015 German National Championships World Championship Qualifying Meet, 50 Meter Pool Berlin Germany April 9th-12th (Thursday-Sunday) Meet Central: here Live…


Koch, Deibler, Biedermann already pre-nominated for Germany’s Worlds team, says national head coach

Steffen Deibler pulled out of German Nationals with an infection, but has already earned a pre-nomination for the German World Championships Team.

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