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Mühlleitner missed Medal - Tunisier creates Sensation
Henning Mühlleitner misses the bronze medal breath. A Tunisier gets sensational gold. © Provided by sport1.de Mühlleitner missed Medal - Tunisier creates Sensation Swimmer Henning Mühlleitner has just missed the first German medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The EM-third of 2018 had to settle in the final over 400 m freestyle with fourth place in 3: 44.07 minutes. to Bronze lacked the leading fastest only 13 hundredths of hundreds. Gold went sensationally to the Tunisier Ahmed Hafnaoui.
chance of rare German swimming medal
Henning Mühlleitner overjoyed retired after the spectacular finals swim cap from. Head. "Nice, boy," said the German surprise float his heat victory over a world record distance of Paul Biedermann. In the stands, the teammates cheered world champion Florian Wellbrock with Germany flags after the 24-year-old from Neckarsulm over 400 meters freestyle his best time by more than half seconds had improved. In 3: 43.67 minutes, he surprised the world elite.
"was the first moment I was so happy about the time," said Mühlleitner and showed the same respect that he floats on the favorite track. "This naturally brings purely a bit of pressure." he revealed his plan for the next few hours on ZDF: As few "grains" lose "fast asleep, and then attack again to".
Swim Stars Titus and Ledecky ensure spectacle in the basin
Tokyo. The superstars Ariarne Titmus and Katie Ledecky provide great floating moments in Tokyo. A British celebrates a favorite victory, an American is a record. The appearance of Isabel Gose can also encourage the largest German hope carriers. © Martin Meissner Ariarne Titmus (r.) And Katie Ledecky. Isabel Gose was anything but unhappy, despite her supporting role in the gripping floating final of the Olympic Day.
With his courageous performance impressed Mühlleitner also the world record holder in the home. "I am very impressed by the performances of the two German men on the 400 freestyle. In particular Hennig Mühlleitner has a crazy race delivered," Biedermann said and announced to face the alarm for the finals. In the early hours of Sunday (3:52) Mühlleitner can complete surprise perhaps even intervene in the medal fight. That would be after two Summer Games without Beck medal of the long-awaited coup for the German team.
freestyle relay ladies and Maertens excreted
The 19-year-old Lukas Märtens stayed in 3: 46.30 minutes to its potential and missed twelfth the final. "I think the head has played me a little prank," the junior quarreled with his Olympic debut. Twelfth place after the heats over 400 meters individual medley was not enough for Jacob Heidtmann. In strong 4: 12.09 minutes, he had only one hundredth of a second under his German record.
Records tumble as Aussies set sizzling pace
Kaylee McKeown and Kyle Chalmers lit up the pool on day two of the Tokyo Olympic Games.In a ferocious period in the pool, the previous mark was broken in three consecutive heats, with Canada's Kylie Masse clocking 58.17 seconds, before American Regan Smith lowered the record to 57.96.
"I had really stand out to open the show here. I would have liked a bit done better for the team," said Heidt man. The semi-finals attracted a 100m breaststroke Lukas Matzerath (Frankfurt / Main) and Fabian Schwingenschlögl (Neckarsulm). "Just seeing the rings on the other side, is already overwhelming," Matzerath said of the race in front of largely empty stands. The women's relay 4 x 100 meters freestyle missed the final ranked 13th
Well Brocks share - Seto failed
biggest hopefuls in the German swimming team's double world champion Wellbrock. He is only a spectator at the weekend, but in the finals of Mühlleitner he had share.
For Mühlleitner, EM-third in 2018, was in third place in the rankings behind Wellbrock and Maertens only reason to start in the Olympic individual race because Wellbrock wants to concentrate on other routes and abandoned. Mühlleitner which had been thwarted by a mysterious bacterial disease after knee surgery long his chance in the run took advantage brilliantly.
"I'm really happy for Henning that he could fight back so back to the world class," Germany coach Hannes Vitense had already rejoices in the Olympic preparation. Now might be a bit bigger his joy. but
surprises there were international. So the Japanese gold candidate Daiya Seto failed in the lead 400 meters individual medley after being tackled in world record time. For the Olympic host was a bitter disappointment.
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