German Swimming

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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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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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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Germany’s National Championships and Trials Begin on April 9th

The German National Championships, which are going to take place next week in Berlin, are one of two obligatory trials…

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Germany’s Youth Development Concept in Swimming – A summary

The German swimming association (DSV – Deutscher Schwimmverband) has published a „Youth development concept swimming 2020“ on their website


New German Law May Imprison Athletes Guilty of Doping for Up to Three Years

A draft of a more restrictive anti-doping law was approved by German Federal Cabinet today…


SG Essen and SV Potsdam are German team champions

SG Essen won the women’s meet for the 7th-consecutive year, and Christian Diener and Yannick Lebherz led SV Potsdam to the men’s title.

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Janos Satori, First National Team Coach of German Swimming, Passes Away at 83

Janos Satori, recognized as the first official National Team coach of the German Swimming Federation, has passed away at 83….

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European Champion Michalak to Make First Career Appearance for Florida Gators on Friday

When the Florida Gators travel to face rivals Florida State in Tallahassee this weekend, they’ll unveil a new weapon as they…


Germany’s Markus Deibler Breaks Ryan Lochte’s World Record in 100 IM

Markus Deibler have a long-running rivalry in the 100 IM, and now they share the World Record.

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Germany to Send 24 Swimmers to 2014 World Short Course Championships.

Germany has announced a roster of 24 swimmers, according to the German swimming site SwimSportNews. This list excludes two swimmers…

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Germany names 26 to European Juniors squad to keep top-3 streak alive

The Germans haven’t finished outside the top 3 in gold medals or in the overall medal table since 2008, including 21 total medals at the 2013 European Junior Championships.

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14 Year Old Johannes Hintze Swims Second-Fastest Time In History For The 400 IM

14 year old Johannes Hintze recorded an astonishing time of 4:23.63 in the men’s 400 IM becoming the second-fastest 14 year old to ever swim the event…


5 Things to Watch at the 2014 Orlando Grand Prix; Links to Live Video/Results

It’s time to see what Katinka can do with even a little bit of a break between races.