German National Championships: Day 3 prelims recap

by Daniela Kapser 0

August 03rd, 2019 Europe, International, News

2019 German National Swimming Championships

The 3rd competition day presents an extensive programme – the finals will be broadcasted this afternoon on the German TV channel ARD.

Today’s schedule:

200 m Freestyle Women
200 m Freestyle Men
200 m IM Women
200 m Breaststroke Men
200 m Backstroke Women
200 m Butterfly Men
1500 m Freestyle Men Slower Heat
50 m Butterfly Women
50 m Backstroke Men
50 m Breaststroke Women
50 m Freestyle Women

The German women’s 4x200m freestyle relay managed to qualify for the Olympic Games 2020 at the World Championships. Marie Pietruschka, Reva Foos, Annika Bruhn and Isabel Gose placed 7th in the World Championships final. Teenager Isabel Gose didn’t swim the 200m freestyle prelims today, she only starts over the 50m freestyle at these German Championships. Gose (born 2002)  took part in the 2019 European Junior Championships and won five gold medals.  Today it was Marie Pietruschka who advanced with the fastest time into the A final (1:59,43).

TOP 8 into A Final
Women’s 200m freestyle

1. Marie Pietruschka 1995 SSG Leipzig 01:59,43
2. Reva Foos 1993 SG Frankfurt 01:59,72
3. Sarah Köhler 1994 SG Frankfurt 02:00,95
4. Julia Mrozinski 2000 SGS Hamburg 02:01,30
5. Annika Bruhn 1992 Neckarsulmer Sport-Union 02:01,33
6. Lia Neubert 2000 SSG Leipzig 02:01,42
7. Julia Hassler 1993 SV Nikar Heidelberg 2:01,60
8. Leonie Kullmann 1999 SG Neukölln Berlin 02:01,97

Fastest in the men’s 200m freestyle was Alexander Kunert in 1:49,05. Kunert is a student athlete at the Queens University in Charlotte, NC, and was very successful as a freshman in the NCAA, Div. 2. He will be  joined in tonight’s A final by the next fastest qualifiers Aleksi Schmidt and Poul Zellmann. Long distance swimmer Florian Wellbrock, World Champion 2019 over 10 km open water distance and the 1500 m freestyle in the pool, will also start in the 200m freestyle final.

TOP 8 into A Final
Men’s  200m Freestyle

1. Alexander Kunert 1996 SV Gelnhausen 1924 01:49,05
2. Aleksi Schmid 1996 Neckarsulmer Sport-Union 01:49,92
2. Poul Zellmann1995 SG Essen 1:49,92
4. Rafael Miroslaw2001 SG HT16 Hamburg 1:50,03
5. Florian Wellbrock 1997 SC Magdeburg 01:50,10
6. Marius Zobe l1999 SC Magdeburg 01:50,12
7. Jacob Heidtmann 1994 Swim-Team Stadtwerke Elmshorn 01:50,24
8. Max Nowosad 1995 SG Neukölln Berlin  01:50,37

Marco Koch was fifth in the 200m breaststroke at the 2019 World Championships with the second fastest time of his career. For tonight’s A final he checked in with the fastest time of 2.13,91. He will swim next to Wassili Kuhn (2:14,51) and Ruben Reck (2:15,48).

TOP 8  into A Final
Men’s 200m breaststroke

1. Marco Koch 1990 SG Frankfurt 02:13,91
2. Wassili Kuhn 1999 SV Nikar Heidelberg 2:14,51
3. Ruben Reck 1996 W98 Hannover 02:15,48
4. Maximilian Pilger 1996 SG Essen 02:16,47
5. Lucas Matzerath 2000 SG Frankfurt 02:17,03
6. Nico Perner 1998SSG Saar Max Ritter 02:17,41
7. Sebastian Bolenz 1998 SC Magdeburg 2:17,95
8. Yannis Merlin Willim 1999 SG Bayer 02:18,28

Jenny Mensing took the bronze medal in the 100 m backstroke yesterday and was the fastest today in the 200m backstroke heats in 2:15,57. Second fastest was the 14-year-old Lucie Mosdzien in 2:18,13.  Sonnele Öztürk came in with the third fastest time of 2:18,75. Öztürk trains in the USA at the Auburn University.

TOP 8 A Final
Women’s 200m backstroke  

1. Jenny Mensing 1986 SC Wiesbaden 1911 02:15,57
2. Lucie Mosdzien 2005 SV Halle Saale  02:18,13
3. Sonnele Öztürk 1998 Wasserfreunde Spandau 04 02:18,48
4. Nadine Laemmler 1994 Neckarsulmer Sport-Union 02:18,72
5. Barbara Schaal2001SV Gelnhausen 1924 02:19,12
6. Eileen Diener 1995 Potsdamer SV 02:19,26
7. Sophia Beckers 2001 SG Stadtwerke München 02:20,50
8. Lilo Firkert 2002 Dresdner SC 1898 02:20,74

Daniel Pinneker set the fastest time in the prelims of the 200m butterfly. He reached at time of 2:00,50 ahead of Fynn Minuth and Ramon Klenz.

TOP 8 into A Final
Men’s 200m butterfly 

1. Daniel Pinneker 1999 Neckarsulmer Sport-Union 2:00,50
2. Fynn Minuth 1997 Neckarsulmer Sport-Union 02:00,72
3. Ramon Klenz 1998 SG Neukölln Berlin 02:00,79
4. Tim Wilsdorf 1999 SSG Leipzig 02:01,09
5. David Thomasberger 1996 SSG Leipzig 02:01,22
6. Alexander Kunert 1996 SV Gelnhausen 1924 02:01,88
7. Nikita Rodenko 2001 SG Mittelfranken 2:02,63
8. Björn Kammann 2001 AMTV-FTV Hamburg 02:03,03

Aliena Schmidtke led the field with the fastest time of 26,67 into the A final, followed by Lisa Höpink and Amelie Zachenhuber. Zachenhuber will be the youngest participant in the A final, she is 15 years old. Aliena Schmidtke studied and trained for a long time in the USA, graduated from college there, but returned to Magdeburg this year to train with coach Bernd Berkhahn.

TOP 8 into A Final
Women’s 50m butterfly

1. Aliena Schmidtke 1992 SC Magdeburg 00:26,67
2. Lisa Höpink 1998 SG Essen 00:26,91
3. Amelie Zachenhuber 2004 SC Prinz Eugen München 00:27,28
4. Jessica Felsner 1995 SC Aqua Köln 00:27,31
5. Olivia Wrobel 1998 SG Neukölln Berlin 00:27,44
6. Mareike Ehring 2001 VFL Gladbeck 1921 00:27,57
7. Kim Kristin Krüger 2003 SG Dortmund 00:27,64
8. Karolin Kuhlmann 1995 SC Steinhagen-Amshausen 00:27,77

Inspired by his victory over 100 m back yesterday, Ole Brauschweig took the fastest time in 50 m back in 25.33. Anton Müller and Marvin Dahler reached the A final with the second fastest time of 25,93.

TOP 8 into A Final
Men’s 50m backstroke

1. Ole Braunschweig 1997 SG Neukölln Berlin 00:25,33
2. Anton Willi Müller 2000 Potsdamer SV 00:25,93
2. Marvin Dahler 2001 VfL Sindelfingen 00:25,93
4. Carl Louis Schwarz 1995 Potsdamer SV 00:26,02
5. Felix Ziemann 1997 SC Wiesbaden 1911 00:26,17
6. Stefano Razeto 1986S T Erzgebirge 00:26,20
7. Alexander Görzen 1994 SG Mittelfranken 00:26,29
8. Christian Diener 1993 Potsdamer SV 00:26,30

Anna Elendt continued to swim at a very high level. The 17-year-old was 7th in the 50m breaststroke in 31,06 at the World Championships. She got her hands to the wall with the fastest time of 31,10 in this morning’s heats. Elendt won the title in the 100 m breaststroke in a new personal best time of 1:08,06 yesterday. The next fastest qualifiers for the 50 m breaststroke A Final were Emilie Boll (32,01) and Jessica Steiger (32,13).

TOP 8 into A Final
Women’s 50m breaststroke 

1. Anna Elendt 2001 DSW 1912 Darmstadt 00:31,10
2. Emilie Boll 2001 SG Bayer 00:32,01
3. Jessica Steiger 1992 VFL Gladbeck 1921 00:32,13
4. Alice Ruhnau 1995 SG Essen 00:32,68
5. Michelle Lambert 1994 Potsdamer SV 00:32,87
6. Kim Herkle 2003 SV Cannstatt 00:32,92
7. Anne-Kathrin Bucher 1996 W98 Hannover 00:33,01
8. Chiara Vetter 2001 TSG Backnang 00:33,17

Two Jessicas swam the fastest times in the 50 m freestyle preliminaries: Jessica Felsner starts tonight on lane 4 with her time of 25.36 and Jessica Steiger on lane 5 (25.53). 15-year-old Amelie Zachenhuber was the youngest competitor who reached the A final in a time of 26.03.

TOP 8 into the A Final
Women’s 50m freestyle

1. Jessica Felsner 1995 SC Aqua Köln 00:25,36
2. Jessica Steiger 1992 VFL Gladbeck 1921 00:25,53
3. Lisa Höpink 1998 SG Essen 00:25,76
4. Marie Pietruschka 1995 SSG Leipzig 00:25,78
5. Johanna Roas 1993 SG Neukölln Berlin 00:25,88
6. Laura Riedemann 1998 SV Halle Saale 00:26,00
6. Isabel Gose 2002 SV Nikar Heidelberg 00:26,00
8. Amelie Zachenhuber 2004 SC Prinz Eugen München 00:26,03

The fastest heat of the men’s 1500m freestyle with World Champion Florian Wellbrock also will take place tonight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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