German Swimming Association

Swimming EM in Rome. Tough start for DSV athletes. – Sports

The European Swimming Championships in Rome sent their first athletes into the water this Thursday, and Isabel Gose immediately established her medal ambitions in the 800m freestyle. The 20-year-old, who trained with Florian Wellbrock in Magdeburg and unfortunately missed out on the podium at the world championships in Budapest, was second fastest in Friday’s final. …

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Abuse in swimming. “New cases are increasing every day” – Sport

After former world-class diver Jan Hempel, 51, made allegations of abuse against his former coach, further incidents were reported to the German Swimming Association. “There are still cases every day, I can’t say how many,” DSV competitive sports director Christian Hansmann said at the European Championships in Rome on Sunday. “Many affected parties and victims …

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