German Trials: Biedermann books London tickets

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At the German Championships today, world 200m freestyle record-holder Paul Biedermann secured his spot on the German Olympic squad with a time of 1:46.07 in the 200 freestyle, ahead of also qualifying Clemens Rapp in 1:47.57. Marco Koch and Christian von Lehm qualified in the men’s 200 breaststroke with 2:09.48 and 2:10.07 respectively, while Silke Lippok just missed the German cut though making FINA A standard with a time of 1:57.93 in the women’s 200 freestyle. The Germans will have a second chance of making and rearranging the squad at the Debrecen 2012 Europeans, it seems. Read more here on SwimmingWorld Magazine.

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