Articles by Daniela Kapser

Germany Announces 2015-2016 National Team

This week, the German Swimming Federation (DSV) declared on their website ( the names of the swimmers for the different German squads.


Deutscher Schwimmverband gibt das Nationalteam 2015/2016 bekannt

Heute hat der DSV (Deutscher Schwimm-Verband e.V.) auf seiner Website ( die Namen der Schwimmer für die Kader bekannt gegeben….

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Britta Steffen und Paul Biedermann sind nicht länger ein Paar

Britta Steffen und Paul Biedermann haben sich getrennt – dies erklärte Britta Steffen gegenüber der Bildzeitung. Die beiden Schwimmstars haben…

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Tag 1 Singapore World Cup abgesagt wegen schlechter Luft

Die Finalläufe des ersten Wettkampftages des Weltcups in Singapore wurden wegen zu Schadstoffen in der Luft abgesagt. Der Schwimmverband in…

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DSV setzt langfristig auf einen neuen Vermarktungspartner

Der Deutsche Schwimm-Verband e.V. hat am 29.09. eine neue Zusammenarbeit mit der TRIDEM Germany GmbH auf seiner Website angekündigt.

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200 Fly Final in Rio Is Ultimate Goal For Germany’s Franziska Hentke

“My head is free.” says Franziska Hentke, Germany’s top 200 m butterfly swimmer, in an interview with the publication “, Magdeburg, Germany.”

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New Chief of Competitive Sports at Swiss Swimming

Markus Buck (34) will take over the duties of the “chief competitive sports” at Swiss swimming by his predecessor Steffen Liess over the next months

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Marco Koch Starts 2015 Short Course Season With Fast Swims

200 m breaststroke World Champion Marco Koch competed last weekend at an international swim meet in Mainz, Germany, not far away from his hometown of Darmstadt.

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Germany’s Yannick Lebherz Says He’s Done With 400 IM For Good

Germany’s top 400m individual medley swimmers in recent years, Yannick Lebherz says he will no longer swim that distance internationally.

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Lifeguard Association: German Drownings Spike in 2015

In German waters are from January to the end of August this year at least 374 people drowned in German…

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German Olympic Champ Britta Steffen To Take Part In TV Show

Famously private about her personal life, German world record-holder Britta Steffen will take part in an upcoming TV series in which former pro athletes compete in various challenges.

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Swimmer Michael Gross inducted into Germany’s Sports Hall of Fame

Olympic gold medalist Michael Gross has been inducted into Germany’s all-sports Hall of Fame as part of a star-studded class.


Hamburg submits 2024 Olympic bid, hopes to show colorful, vibrant Germany

The next step for the city is to convince the citizens to vote in the referendum on 29 November with “YES” for being the host of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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‘The Norm’ – A Web Documentary About The Tough German Olympic Selection Process

Steffen Deibler is the subject of an early episode in a German documentary on Olympic athletes.


Germany raises nomination criteria for ‘A Squad’ drastically

According to the German Swimming Federation, the standards for swimmers to make the nation’s top elite team will be more difficult in the coming year thanks to the DOSB, the German Olympic Sports Federation.