By Stefan Lackner
ESSEN, Germany, November 30. DURING the final day of swimming at the German Short Course Championships, Paul Biedermann wiped out the men's 400 free European record.
Biedermann clocked a time of 3:34.98 to claim the record as he swam mostly by himself with Manuel Schwarz (3:47.08) providing the closest competition.
In the men's 200 breast, Marco Koch set the German record with a time of 2:06.65, while Steffen Deibler claimed the men's 50 free in 21.30.
Markus Deibler snatched the German record in the men's 200 IM with a time of 1:55.69 for the final standard of the meet.