Courtesy of Norbert Schwarzschulz, Wakenitz River, Germany.

Sebastian Barsch won the 14 km Wakenitzman open water swim along the Wakenitz River in southeastern Schleswig-Holstein, Germany last year in 2 hours 51 minutes and 34 seconds. He is back this year on July 30th to defend his title.

Nicole Kopp won the women’s division in 3 hours 44 minutes and 17 seconds last year.

The starter list for the July 30th event is below:

1 Ralf Brügmann
2 Wolfgang Harbeck
3 Sascha Stoll
4 Martin Rateike
5 Anke Möllner
6 Elke Ortloff
7 Andreas Reinhardt
8 Sandra Hornig
9 Volker Ronge
10 Karin Höhn
11 Peter Jährling
12 Stefan Klümper
13 Nils Achterberg
14 Judith Wendler
15 Michael Bernegger
16 Reika Albers
17 Martin Thomsen
18 Björn Alexanderohne
19 Oliver Rom
20 Udo Brechtel
21 Andrea Krone
22 Torsten Behle
23 Niels Riecken
24 Martin Müller
25 Marie-Helen Krüger
26 Rolf Schenk
27 Jan Vereinslos
28 Susanne Düsenberg
29 Janikke Börner
30 Frank Vogeler
31 Heinz Kaminski
32 Karoline Martens
33 Sebastian Barsch
34 Katrin Ziegler
35 Jonte Witte
36 Daniel Krause
37 Klaus Kalinke
38 Tobias Prüssner
39 Thorsten Franz
40 Timo Triabolos
41 Andreas Glaß
42 Stephan Rühle
43 Christian Schneider
44 Antje Bremischer
45 Mark Stapelfeldt
46 Mike Bergemann
47 Robin Niemann
48 Stefan Merker
49 Rudolf Weihs
50 Peggy Henning
51 Christoph Kling
52 Heiko Winzer
53 Adele Bitter
54 Holger Groschopp
55 Falko Toetzke
56 Oliver Heltewig

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