On Monday, at the World Aquatics Championships in Doha, Germany’s Angelina Kohler made history by winning the women’s 100 fly with a time of 56.28 seconds. This was Germany’s first gold medal at the World Championships since 2009 and marked a significant achievement for the country.
During the semi-finals, Kohler set a German record with a time of 56.11 seconds, which was a second faster than her previous international marks. Despite not maintaining that speed during the final, Kohler still had an impressive time and was well ahead of the competition.
The American Claire Kerzan finished with the silver medal with a time of 56.61 seconds, while the third place was secured by the Swedish Louise Hanson with a time of 56.94 seconds. Overall, Kohler’s victory marked a historic moment for Germany and paved the way for several other bronze medals awarded to German athletes during the various events.