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pescara2009 MON 29TH

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

XVI Mediterranean Games 26.6.-5.7.2009 Pescara

Women’s 100m Freestyle
Serbia SRB – NAJDANOVSKI Miroslava – 55.09

Men’s 100m Freestyle
France FRA – BERNARD Alain – 47.83

Women’s 200m Breaststroke
France FRA – DOBRAL Coralie – 2:26.41

Men’s 200m Breaststroke
Spain ESP – ALVAREZ Melquiades – 2:09.69

Women’s 400m Individual Medley
Slovenia SLO – KLINAR Anja – 4:39.48

Men’s 400m Individual Medley
Tunisia TUN – MELLOULI Oussama – 4:10.53

Where has all the doping talk gone?

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Lordylord has some valid points:

It’s all about the swimmer not the suit. Not. The suit is overshadowing all genuine effort and achievement and will continue to do so until FINA bites the bullet and tells suit makers what they cannot make for the race pool. And here’s the darker theme of e-mails doing the rounds around the world of swimming right now: how much doping is being masked by the suits?

Let the junk hang free…

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

I am TOTALLY over any fucking discussion about suits, we are missing all the great performances by great swimmers while dicking around with mouthfull of shit, let’s get go back to brief and stop this nonsense….

take it away fred…

pescara2009 SUN 28TH

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

XVI Mediterranean Games 26.6.-5.7.2009 Pescara

Men’s 50m Freestyle
France FRA – BOUSQUET Frederick – 21.17

Women’s 50m Freestyle
France FRA – METELLA Malia – 24.88

Men’s 200m Backstroke
Spain ESP – WILDEBOER FABER Aschwin – 1:54.96

Women’s 200m Backstroke
Italy ITA – FILIPPI Alessia – 2:08.03

Men’s 100m Butterfly
Serbia SRB – LENDJER Ivan – 51.79

Women’s 100m Butterfly
Italy ITA – SEGAT Francesca – 59.13

The British Gas Scottish National Championships

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

The British Gas Scottish National Championships
Tollcross Park Leisure Centre in Glasgow

wondering about the high quality of these Champs, wonder no more : …For selection to the World Championships athletes either had to win at the British Gas Championships, which took place in Sheffield in March, or achieve the second fastest time over the two events. Renwick takes the second fastest time in the selection process.

RESULTS
RECAPS

Results from Day 4

m 100 fly
1 ian hulme 52.09
2 antony james 52.13
3 matt bowe 52.40

w 100 fr
1 kathrine wyld 55.52
2 emma wilkins 55.84
3 amy smith 55.89

m 200 fr
1 andy hunter 1:47.67
2 robert bale 1:47.86
3 david carry 1:48.39

w 200 br
1 hannah miley 2:31.50
2 emma bird 2:31.61
3 stacey tadd 2:32.05

m 50 bk
1 craig gibbons 26.10
2 darren ward 26.50
3 scott hathaway 26.63

w 50 fly
1 louis pate 27.57
2 eloise barber 28.07
3 sarah eaglesham 28.26

m 400 im
1 lewis smith 4:15.92
2 joseph robuck 4:19.18
3 leuan lloyd 4:27.65

w 1500 fr
1 hannah miley 16:46.11
2 megan gilchrist 16:49,32
3 jessica thielmann 17:04.42

Results from Day 3

m 200 im
1 joe roebuck 2:00-92
2 lewis smith 2:00.93
3 liam tancock 2:01.34

w 400 fr
1 sasha matthews 4:11.65
2 hannah miley 4:11.72
3 ann morris 4:13.95

m 100 br
1 darren mew 1:01.37
2 kris gilchrist 1:01.51
3 daniel silwinski 1:01.96

w 100 bk
1 gemma spofforth 59.56
2 georgia davies 1:01.56
3 katy sexton 1:01.93

m 200 bk
1 marco loughran 1:58.47
2 andy hodgson 2:00.89
3 scott hathaway 2:01.37

w 200 fly
1 jemma loww 2:10.50
2 hannah miley 2:10.83
3 jessica dickons 2:10.95

m 50 fr
1 simon burnett 22.32
2 charlie turner 22.44
3 craig gibbons 22.49

w 50 br
1 lowri tynan 32.50
2 georgia holderness 32.60
3 kathryn johnstone 32.79

m 800 fr
1 david davies 7:50.49 NATIONAL RECORD
2 daniel fogg 8:00.18
3 gareth keating 8:14.58

Results from Day 2

w 200 im
1 hannah miley 2:12.52
2 kerri-ann payne 2:13.41
3 emma smithurst 2:15.45

m 400 fr
1 david davies 3:48.69
2 robbie renwick 3:49.69
3 chris alderton 3:51.50

w 200 br
1 louise henley 1:10.47
2 georgina holderness 1:10.48
3 lowri tynan 1:10.84

m 100 bk
1 marco loughran 54.48
2 matt clay 54.58
3 matt bowe 54.87

w 200 bk
1 gemma spofforth 2:07.56 NATIONAL RECORD
2 stephanie proud 2:09.79
3 rachel lefley 2:12.43

m 200 fly
1 joe roebuck 1:58.25
2 adam mallet 1:59.38
3 iain macmillan 1:59.41

w 50 fr
1 fran halsall 24.59
2 emma wilkins 25.55
3 amy smith 25.72

m 50 br
1 chris jones 28.53
2 daniel silwinski 28.54
3 craig elliot 28.60

w 800 fr
1 rebecca addlington 8:16.81
2 joanne jackson 8:17.81
3 jazz carlin 8:27.88

Results from Day 1:

w 100 fly
1 jemma lowe 58.41
2 jess sylvester 1:00.37
3 lousi pate 1:00.50

m 100 fr
1 simon burnett 49.19
2 grant turner 49.51
3 ben hockin 49.72

w 200 fr
1 rebecca adlington 1:57.15
2 jazz carlin 1:58.34
3 caitlin mcclatchey 1:58.49

m 200 br
1 mike jamieson 2:11.47
2 kris gilchrist 2:12.14
3 rich webb 2:12.61

w 50 bk
1 gemma spofforth 28.03
2 elizabeth simmonds 28.82
2 georgia davies 28.82

m 50 fly
1 iain hulme 24.17
2 james doolan 24.136
3 daniel scott 24.68

w 400 im
1 hannah miley 4:39.55
2 stephanie proud 4:44.15
3 emma smithurst 4:45.94

m 1500 fr
1 daniel fogg 15:08.53
2 gareth keating 15:38.98
3 craig hamilton 15:40.73

Deutsch LCM Champs D5

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Deutsch LCM Champs

Two European records were the top marks in the last day of 121st German Swimming Championships. Marco Koch swam one in 200 breast (2:08.37) and Paul Biedermann one in 200 free (1:44.71). Previous record times in 200 breast were Daniel Guyrta’s European mark 2:08.68 and Andreas Lösel’s national mark 2:11.97. Biedermann broke his own European record time 1:44.88 on his way to victory.

Helge Meeuw swam new national recotd time in 100 back final breaking his own record timne 53.10 with 53.08.

Thomas Rupprath must feel bit dissapointed as he lost the third record time in these Champs. Benjamin Starke kicked one to the curb in 100 fly final swim. Rupprath’s 51.88 from 2002 was easy piece for Benny who clocked 51.47 for the record books.

ALL THE MEDALIST DAY FIVE

men 20 br
1 marco koch 2:08.33
2 johannes neumann 2:09.87
3 christina von lehm 2:13.65 , new jun.rec. for 1992 born kid

w 200 br
1 caroline ruhnau 2:26.14
2 karloine degenhardt 2:28.88
3 lina rathsack 2:32.58

m 100 bk
1 helge meeuw 53.08
2 dominik keil 54.27
3 marco di carli 55.14

w 100 bk
1 daniela samulski 1:00.46
2 jenny mensing 1:02.54
3 christin zenner 1:02.84

m 200 fr
1 paul biedermann 1:44.71
2 clemens rapp 1:48.36
3 steffen deibller 1:48.63

w 50 fr
1 britta steffen 24.45
2 dorothea brandt 25.05
3 daniela schreiber 25.34

m 100 fly
1 benjamin starke 51.47
2 helge meeuw 52.26
3 toni embacher 52.79

m 800 fr
1 jan wolfgarten 7:49.37
2 christian kubusch 7:55.95
3 andre biere 8:06.93

Federica Pellegrini, 400 fr, 4:00.41, WR

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

pescara2009

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

XVI Mediterranean Games 26.6.-5.7.2009 Pescara

Federica Pellegrini broke world record in women’s 400 free, setting new one with 4:00.41.

Women’s 50m Backstroke
Italy ITA – GEMO Elena – 28.60

Men’s 50m Backstroke
Spain ESP – WILDEBOER FABER Aschwin – 24.73

Women’s 100m Breaststroke
Italy ITA – PANARA Roberta – 1:08.47

Men’s 100m Breaststroke
Spain ESP – ALVAREZ Melquiades – 1:00.45

Women’s 200m Individual Medley
France FRA – MUFFAT Camille – 2:10.36

Men’s 200m Individual Medley
Tunisia TUN – MELLOULI Oussama – 1:58.38

Women’s 400m Freestyle
Italy ITA – PELLEGRINI Federica – 4:00.41 Official

Men’s 400m Freestyle
Tunisia TUN – MELLOULI Oussama – 3:42.71

Deutsch LCM Champs so far…

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

Deutsch LCM Champs

I’ve collected four days of information here, one day to go… All heats in first three days with some finals. Last two days only finals.

DAY 1

Yannick Lebherz won the first final of the championships with new record time 4:14.63 (4:16.08 Patrick Kühl 16.08.1989).

m 400 im
1 yannick lebherz 4:14.63
2 lukasz wojt 4:19.37
3 jan david schepers 4:23.83

w 200 im
1 theresa michalak 2:15.52
2 jessica steiger 2:16.67
3 alexandra wenk 2:17.68

DAY 2

w 400 im
1 annika melhorn 4:43.89
2 theresa michalak 4:44.09
3 madeleine kraus 4:50.59

m 200 im
1 yannick lebherz 2:01.02
2 tim wallburger 2:02.57
3 felix wolf 2:02.94

DAY 3

Daniela Samuelski first swam new European record on Thursday with 27.85 and then new world record on Friday 27.61 in 50 back.

Thomas Rupprath clocked new national record in 50 back heats with 24.73 but ended second in the finals while losing his record. Helge Meeuw grabbed the record from him along with the gold medal. Helge won with 24.64, Thomas far behind with 24.99.

Hendrik Feldwehr and Johannes Neumann shared the gold medal in men’s 50 breast with new national record time 27.30. A record not that old, Hendrik clocked it in heats of the event, 27.37.

Thomas Rupprath lost the second national record of the day in 50 fly finals. His over two year old record time 23.46 was crushed by winner Johannes Dietrich with 23.43. Thomas second with 23.50

m 50 fr
1 steffen deibler 22.19
2 rafad el-masri 22.27
3 christopher fildebrandt 22.71

w 200 fr
1 silke lippok (1994) 1.59.65
2 daniela schreiber 1:59.94
3 franziska jansen 2:00.11

m 50 back
1 helge meeuw 24.64
2 thomas rupprath 24.99
3 dominik koll 25.07

w 50 back
1 daniela samuelski 27.61
2 deborah gonschorek 28.94
3 christin zenner 29.15

m 50 br
1 hendrik feldwehr 27.30
1 johannes neumann 27.30
3 marco koch 28.04

w 50 br
1 kerstin vogel 31.20
2 caroline ruhnau 31.37
3 sarah poewe 31.58

m 50 fly
1 johannes dietrich 23.43
2 thomas rupprath 23.50
3 steffen deibler 23.57

w 50 fly
1 daniela samuelski 26.65
2 lena kalla 27.03
3 lisa graf 27.32

DAY 4

Britta Steffen clocked new world record in 100 free with 52.56 on day four of the German LC Champs a.k.a. World Champs Trials. Her previous record and previous world record time was 52.85 from heat swim of these Championships.

Hendrik Feldwehr broke the men’s 100 breast national record time (1:00.45 Johannes Neumann 20.12.2008) with 59.45. Second place to Johannes Neumann with 59.63 and third to Marco Koch with 59.80. First time any man swam under one minute in Deutschland and now we saw three men breaking the so-call magical barrier. Of course that is not a magical barrier in this blog, we have bit higher standards.

Paul Biederman had a double record breaker in the finals. First Uwe Daßler’s 21 year old record time 3:46,95 was crushed in 400 free with 3:46.67. And Paul ended finals sesssion with new record time in 100 free clockng 48.39 (48.55 Steffen Deibler 21.04.2008).

m 400 fr
1 paul biederman 3:46.67
2 christina kubusch 3:48.49
3 clemens rapp 3:50.22

w 400 fr
1 jaana ehmcke 4:12.45
2 fanziska jansen 4:14.52
3 kathrina david 4:15.97

m 200 fly
1 toni embacher 1:58.49
2 tim wallburger 2:00.47
3 marcel selinger 2:01.19

w 200 fly
1 franziska hentke 2:08.00
2 annika melhorn 2:09.46
3 kathrina schiller 2:12.45

m 100 br
1 hendrik feldwehr 59.45
2 johannes neumann 59.63
3 marco koch 59.80

w 100 br
1 sarah poewe 1:7.57
2 carolin ruhnau 1:07.87
3 kerstin vogel 1:08.34

m 200 bk
1 felix wolf 1:58.03
2 yannick lebherz 1:58.57
3 jan.philip glania 1:59.59

w 200 bk
1 jenny mensing 2:12.60
2 christin zenner 2:14.62
3 lisa graf 2:16.10

m 100 fr
1 paul biederman 48.39
2 steffen deibler 49.10
3 markus deibler 49.55

w 100 fr
1 britta steffen 52.56
2 daniela samuelski 54.44
3 daniela schreiber 54.49

geaux tigers!

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Next autumns Tiger baits LSU froshs Anderi Tuomola and Reijo Hyvenen get high praises @ Swimmingworld, although that might be bit old pressers they´re publishing..?