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Bernd Berkhahn

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Bernd Berkhahn, FINA Open Water Swimming Male Coach of the Year in 2021

Bernd Berkhahn is the head coach of the German national open water swimming team.

Coaching Highlights[edit]

  • He coached the German team that won all titles at the 2011 European Junior Open Water Swimming Championships at Navia, Spain.
  • His swimmers won all four titles: Svenja Zihsler as 5 km individual female champion, Rob Muffels as 5 km individual male champion and German Team as the 3 km team event.
  • He received the Coach of the Year award at the 2012 H2Open Awards organized by H2Open Magazine, an award designed to celebrate achievement in open water swimming.Co
  • He coaches 2020 Tokyo Olympics 10 km marathon swimming champion Florian Wellbrock.
  • He coaches Rob Muffels who finished 11th in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics 10 km marathon swim.
  • He was named FINA Open Water Swimming Male Coach of the Year in 2021.

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