have broken The German swimmers at the start of the short track world Cup, a more than two-decades-old record and also without a medal on a successful Start happy. On the first day of the title was the fighting in Hangzhou, the 4×100-Meter freestyle relay team Championships, the German record of the world in 1997 in Gothenburg, not once, but twice. “Better not,” said Jessica Steiger after the final time of 3:for 33.27 minutes, which was enough to place six. “The final total has a lot of fun.”

Shortly before the appearance of the German basin-aces, the spectators were treated to the spectacular swimming Arena in the Chinese city of millions, the first world records of the world Cup. First of all, the Japanese Daiya Seto won the 200m butterfly in 1:48,24 minutes. He is the successor to the South African Chad le Clos, Championships for the first Time in 2012 at short-track world is not won, and this time, the Second, as the world record holder. In the last Race of the day, undercutting the American free-style swimmer in the 4×100-Meter relay, their best mark in 3:03,03 minutes by 27 hundredths of a second.

2.35 seconds are missing to the Bronze

Jessica Steiger, Annika Bruhn, Reva Foos and Marie Pietruschka had already convinced in the lead with their time of 3:34,31 minutes and the 21-year-old national mark for the first time. “The four girls are excellent to swim,” said Henning Lambertz. The chief national coach, hopes, with a view to Olympia, “that we can carry in the direction of Tokyo on the long rail”. To be brought to the Chinese, the Bronze, missing the German Quartet at the end of 2.35 seconds. The victory, the Americans clinched in at 3:27,78 minutes before the Team from the Netherlands (3:28,02).

the men back float Christian servant reached over 100 meters in a personal best time of 50,04 seconds of the final on Wednesday. “That was an awesome race,” said the Potsdam to the semi-finals. In the final, not the breast swimmer Marco Koch and Fabian are Schwingenschlögl. Both were eliminated in the semi-final in the 100 metres.