Steffen Deibler

Where is the Anti-Doping Process Failing Us? Fix the Code, Not the Court.

Though a small minority have fallen on the side of the Brazilians in their now-infamous doping scandal, a majority (or…


Athletes React to Cielo Announcement Via Twitter; Poll Results

As is evidenced by the Tweet of Dutch swimmer Sebastiaan Verschuren above above, the first reactions from other athletes about the…


Cracking the Shanghai Relays: Men's 400 Free

With all of the predicting done, we’ve still got almost a week before the actual swimming begins in Shanghai. In that…


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…


In Briefs: Germany Confirms Steffen Deibler for World Championships

The German Swimming Federation (DSV) has finalized their roster for the World Championships in Shanghai, and one of the country’s…


Cesar Cielo and Camille Muffat Start Paris Open Warm, Finish Scorching Hot

The 2011 Paris Open was an absolutely spectacular meet, and even with the absence of the great Michael Phelps, this…


Despite Only 11 With Qualifying Marks, Germany Chooses 24 for Shanghai

The German Swimming Federation has released the list of 24 swimmers that they will be sending to the World Championships…

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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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Biedermann Makes Individual Debut on Day 2 of German National Championships; Diebler and Meeuw Post Top-6 Times in Prelims

Day 1 Thanks to a unique format at German Nationals, where prelims races are separated from their finals sometimes by…


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…


Medal Tables, 10 Big Winners, and TSC Awards, Along With Final Thoughts From Dubai

The 2010 Dubai World Championships are in the book, and despite some great opposition from the rest of the world,…

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Dubai 2010: Day 4 Recap – Belmonte Wins Again; Soni Wins Again

Women’s 100 breaststroke For the first 50 meters of this race, It looked like it would be a good battle….

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