KASSEL, Germany, September 26. GERMANY announced a team of only eight competitors for the October Short Course World Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana USA earlier this month. The original roster included:
Mark Warnecke (35 years old; Medical doctor)
Thomas Rupprath (Photo)
The German swim federation, DSV, announced on Friday that two important components of this small squad have withdrawn due to illness: Jens Kruppa and Sandra Völker.