Lurz, now retired as well, was watching Tuesday's race climax near the Copacabana beach; the 12-time world champion issued a stark challenge to the DSV to make changes in time for the next Games in Tokyo."It's time to change something," Lurz told the German sports news agency SID.Christian Reichert managed a respectable ninth place in the controversial final of the men's 10-kilometer marathon swim - but the result nailed in Germany's worst Olympic swimming showing since the inter-war years.That left only the divers able to salvage some honor in the water, with Patrick Hausding duly obliging and securing bronze in the 3-meter event.msh/apc (dpa, SID) Here's one for the water safety experts, chemists and microbiologists out there: What can cause an entire pool to turn green overnight?
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Germany's female hope in the same event, Isabelle Härle, managed only sixth in her final.
That's the best result any DSV competitor has managed to date - four sixth-place finishes being the high points of the games in Rio, apart from Hausding's diving bronze.
Following the list of the qualifying times are spreadsheets listing the swimmers who have qualified for the meet as of the July 30 start date.
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