Marco Koch At The Double Through Vortex Of History As 1st German 200 Champion

Marco Koch of Germany on his way to gold in the 200m breaststroke - and the 100/200 double - by Patrick B. Kraemer

Marco Koch became the first German to win the 200m breaststroke crown at World S/C Championships, his 2:01.21 triumph a meet mark that kept at bay Britain’s Andrew Willis, on 2:02.71 for silver. Where yesterday Koch became the first German winner of the 100m title since Mark Warneke in 1995, today he became a pioneer for his country and the third man ever to win the 100-200 double at the little-pool showcase. The bronze in Windsor went to Russian Mikhail Dorinov in 2:03.09

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