World-Title-Defence Wildcard For Koch As Heintz Leads Germany’s Tight Team Of Just 14

Philip Heinz - of Germany - by Patrick B. Kraemer

Germany has selected just 14 swimmers, only four of them women (who will race no relays) for the World Championships in Budapest from July 23-30. The team is headed by Philip Heintz, top medal hope – and selectors largely stuck to their guns on qualification standards, Marco Koch added to the team in recognition of his status as a defending World champion in the 200m breaststroke even though he missed the cut at trials that ended in Berlin last Sunday.

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Germany has selected just 14 swimmers, only four of them women (who will race no relays) for the World Championships in Budapest from July 23-30. The team is headed by Philip Heintz, top medal hope – and selectors largely stuck to their guns on qualification standards, Marco Koch added to the team in recognition of his status as a defending World champion in the 200m breaststroke even though he missed the cut at trials that ended in Berlin last Sunday.

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