The Olympic qualifying meet this week in Berlin would be the final probability for German swimmers to earn a spot on the Olympic group for Tokyo. The official trial interval is April 1-18, and two meets have already run, whereas a fourth meet, initially scheduled for April 17-18 in Dortmund, has been canceled because of the pandemic.
IMer Jacob Heidtmann, distance specialists Sarah Koehler, Florian Wellbrock, Lukas Märtens and Isabel Gose, breaststroke record-holders Marco Koch and Fabian Schwingenschloegl and 200 fly record-holder Franziska Hentke are simply among the huge names entered on the beginning lists.
A giant occasion to observe would be the ladies’s 200 free, the place the highest 9 swimmers are entered below two minutes, led by veteran Annika Bruhn (1:57.37). After breaking out with a nationwide document within the 200 fly earlier in April, David Thomasberger is entered within the 100 fly and 100 free, whereas Marius Kusch and former 200 fly record-holder Ramon Klenz are on the beginning lists, too. Kusch, already on the group within the 100 fly, is entered in that occasion and the 50/100 free, whereas Klenz is in each fly occasions and the 200 IM.
The lads’s 400 may even be fascinating, as three males have already been below the Olympic reduce: Wellbrock, Märtens and HenningMühlleitner at 3:44.35, 3:45.29 and three:45.55, respectively. Wellbrock is already on the group within the 800 and 1500 free, however not the 400, so the opposite two might upset him and take the 2 spots there.
Beneath, view the Olympic roster that was solidified earlier than the present three-meet qualifying interval. The second record is swimmers who’ve been below the Olympic reduce at one of many final two trial meets and are within the operating for Olympic spots.
Present German Olympic Roster (Tokyo 2020)
Swimmers Below Germany’s Olympic Reduce Throughout April 2021 Trial Interval