Marco Koch Uncorks 2:07.88 To Win 200 Breast in Germany

Gian Mattia D'Alberto / lapresse 15-06-2014 Roma sport nuoto trofeo Settecolli nella foto: Marco Koch GER Gian Mattia D'Alberto / lapresse 15-06-2014 Rome in the photo: Marco Koch GER
Photo Courtesy: Gian Mattia Dalberto/Lapresse

Already the top-ranked swimmer in the world in the 200 breast with a 2:07.69 from the Luxembourg Euro Meet, Marco Koch clocked the second-best time this year at the 2016 German Nationals.

Koch raced his way to a time of 2:07.88, just off his best time this year, and easily under the German Olympic selection time of 2:10.43.

Fabian Schwingenschlogl, fresh off a strong NCAA performance for Missouri, took second in 2:11.52 to miss an Olympic spot in this event.

Max Pilger (2:12.01) and Christian vom Lehn (2:12.07) battled it out for third-place honors.

1. Marco Koch 1990 DSW 1912 Darmstadt 02:07,88 0.73
Deutscher Meister
00:29,31 01:02,04 01:34,88 02:07,88
2. Fabian Schwingenschlögl 1991 1.FCN Schwimmen 02:11,52 0.65
00:30,19 01:03,75 01:37,92 02:11,52
3. Max Pilger 1996 SSF Bonn 02:12,01 0.74
00:29,76 01:03,58 01:37,86 02:12,01
4. Christian vom Lehn 1992 SG Essen 02:12,07 0.67
00:29,53 01:02,78 01:37,01 02:12,07
5. Nils Wich-Glasen 1994 SG Stadtwerke München 02:14,70 0.68
00:29,64 01:03,43 01:38,45 02:14,70
6. Ruben Reck 1996 W98 Hannover 02:14,76 0.68
00:30,37 01:04,10 01:39,13 02:14,76
7. Maik Lüdtke 1992 W98 Hannover 02:15,90 0.63
00:30,30 01:04,66 01:39,83 02:15,90
8. Henrik Dahrendorff 1996 SC Magdeburg 02:19,12 0.77
00:30,42 01:05,47 01:41,82 02:19,12

7 comments

  1. Jo Murphy

    Saw that! Omg good stuff