Florian Wellbrock Shatters 2nd German Mark In 7:46; Sarah Sjöström Cruises A 52.7

Florian Wellbrock by Patrick B. Kraemer

Two days after taking down the 27-year-old German record of Jorg Hoffmann with a 14:40 over 1500m freestyle, 20-year-old Florian Wellbrock shattered a second national mark with a 7:46.85 win over 800m at the Stockholm Open. Among women, Sarah Sjöström, Södertörns Simsällskap, played another starring role with a 52.77 (25.24, 27.53) win over 100m freestyle. Compared to her stunning world record of 51.71 last year, calm stuff – and 11th on her career list … still, she’s second in the world so far this year; and Germany’s speed test goes well, Sarah Kohler on 8:24 ion the 800m free and Franziska Hentke on 2:07 in the 200m ‘fly

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Two days after taking down the 27-year-old German record of Jorg Hoffmann with a 14:40 over 1500m freestyle, 20-year-old Florian Wellbrock shattered a second national mark with a 7:46.85 win over 800m at the Stockholm Open. Among women, Sarah Sjöström, Södertörns Simsällskap, played another starring role with a 52.77 (25.24, 27.53) win over 100m freestyle. Compared to her stunning world record of 51.71 last year, calm stuff – and 11th on her career list … still, she’s second in the world so far this year; and Germany’s speed test goes well, Sarah Kohler on 8:24 ion the 800m free and Franziska Hentke on 2:07 in the 200m ‘fly

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