Articles by Daniela Kapser

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.


120 Attend Retirement Ceremony for German Great Thomas Lurz

Thomas Lurz got a final sendoff to retirement on Sunday in Germany.


Paris-Chartres: The World Cup Experience (Photo Vault)

The first cluster of the 2015 FINA World Cup series has been completed in Chartres, France. The first leg of…


Ryan Lochte No Longer Listed On Chartres World Cup Entry Lists

Ryan Lochte, who entered the meet in several events, was scheduled to be at the media conference but was not there.


Biedermann Predicts 1:44 to Win 200 Free in Kazan

One day before the start of the pool competition at the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Germany’s world…


German National Team in Turkey preparing for World Champs

The German national team is training at the Gloria Sports Arena in Turkey to prepare for the World Championships.


Paul Biedermann on the final hunt for medals in Kazan, Rio

In an interview with the German SwimSportNews magazine ( Biedermann said that his focus is on the 2016 Olympics – but wants to enjoy the experience at his last world championships.


Coach: Hentke’s New World Leader, German Record, Result of “Confidence”

The German Open which took place in Essen, Germany, from July 1st to July 4th, were a part of the…

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