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Euro Jr Medalists Schwarz & Tobehn Head To Berlin Racing

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2020 Bundesstützpunkt-Wettkampf Berlin

  • Saturday, September 26th & Sunday, September 27th
  • Berlin, Germany
  • LCM (50m)
  • Start Lists

Lots of Germany’s swimmers will likely be returning to competitors for the primary time post-coronavirus-pandemic-related restrictions. This weekend’s Bundesstützpunkt-Wettkampf Berlin is one such meet, which will likely be held beneath strict hygiene protocols and sans spectators.

The sector of rivals can also be on the smaller aspect, with occasions comprised of primarily 2, in some circumstances 3, heats for each women and men over the course of the two-day affair.

Two notable medalists from the 2019 European Junior Championships are set to race right here in Berlin, to the tune of 18-year-old Sven Schwarz and 18-year-old Maya Tobehn. The previous took bronze in each the lads’s 800m and 1500m freestyle occasions in Kazan final yr, whereas the latter was the ladies’s 100m free silver medalist and 200m free bronze medalist.

As for this weekend, Schwarz and Tobehn have their schedules aligned, tackling each the 200m and 400m free occasions. Schwarz owns a lifetime better of 1:51.28 within the 200m free and three:53.13 within the 400m free, the latter of which he produced in February of this yr earlier than lockdown.

Tobehn’s 200m free PB rests on the 1:59.46 she put up in Might of 2019, whereas her 400m free career-quickest is marked by the 4:19.61 from over 2 years in the past.

Extra German swimmers headed to Berlin embody Poul Zellman, Anna Kroniger, Maximilian Pilger, Christian Diener, Lisa Hopink, Damian Wierling, Leonie Kullmann.