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Lebherz Nabs First Olympic Spot at German Trials

Katharina Schiller won the women’s race, but didn’t post a mark worthy of London.

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Sprint News 5/9/12: Kobrich; German Trials; English Junior Record

Chile’s Kristel Kobrich made the smart decision to stay in the pool for London.

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Germany Names European Championship Team

USC’s Dimitri Colupaev is among the 32 Germans being sent to this year’s World Championships. (Photo Courtesy:  ©Tim Binning/

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Germany, Poland, France, and Switzerland Bringing Big Names to SC Euros

The big sandwich meet on the international schedule, surrounded by USA Swimming Winter Nationals and the Duel in the Pool,…


Mutliple Age Records Go Down at German Nationals; Steffen Wins Again

On the final day of the German Short Course National Championships, Britta Steffen had another great performance in the 50 free…

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Britta Steffen Marks 52.00 in 100 Free at German Nationals

Britta Steffen’s return to superstardom seems to be about complete, after taking off the 2010 long course season, with her…

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Germany Announces Entries for 2011 FINA World Cup Series

Germany has announced which swimmers they will be sending to each of the stops of the 2011 FINA/Arena World Cup…

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Cracking the Relays: Women's 400 Free

Next up, we’ll take a look at the women’s 400 free relay As a reminder, to see the full selections for…


Shanghai Roundup: Lochte, Phelps Fired Up for Worlds; Germany First to Head to Shanghai

Yesterday was media day in the Gold Coast with the American World Championship Team. The two biggest nuggets were mined…


German Team Explodes on Last Day of National Championships

On the 6th and final day of their 2011 National Championship and World Championship Trials, the German swim team exploded…

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Di Carli Tops TYR World Rankings in 100 Free After Day 5 in Berlin

On day 5 of the 2011 German National Championships, a new star emerged in the form of sprinter Marco Di…

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Deibler Earns Shanghai Bid with National Record, Biedermann Falls Short in 400 Free on Day 4 in Germany

And on the 4th day, the Deutscher Scwimm-Verband (aka German Swimming Federation) opened the flood-gates and said “let their be…

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German Nationals Day 3: Great Fan Format, or Performance-Robbing Format?

Day 1 | Day 2 Let’s start day 3 by examining the interesting format of the German National Championships. Unlike…

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Lebherz Downs German 400 IM Record on Day 1 in Deutschland

Domestically, the big story surrounding German Nationals is going to be one we’ve seen in many other countries this qualification…


TYR Lands German Swimming Federation, World's Largest

TYR has scored another major international partner by signing the German Swimming Federation (DSV), the world’s largest. The agreement made…

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