During the preliminaries of the women’s 100-fly event at the World Aquatics Championships in Doha, Angelina Kohler set a German record with a time of 56.11 seconds. This marked her best international performance yet and set the pace for the rest of the competition.
In the finals on Monday, Kohler won gold with a time of 56.28 seconds, becoming the first German woman to do so since 2009. Although she didn’t maintain her speed from the prelims, she still had an impressive time and was well ahead of her competitors.
Claire Curzan from America finished with the silver medal at 56.61 seconds, while Louise Hansson from Sweden secured third place with a time of 56.94 seconds. Despite their slower times compared to Kohler, they still put on impressive performances and showcased their talent in front of a global audience.
The victory marked a significant achievement for Germany, as several other bronze medals were awarded to German athletes throughout different events. This success is a testament to Germany’s dedication and commitment to athletic excellence and will no doubt inspire future generations of swimmers to follow in their footsteps.