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Paul Biedermann at HOVIMA Jardín Caleta


We are glad to inform you that one of the best swimmers worldwide- Paul Biedermann, is a frequent guest of HOVIMA Hotels, meaning HOVIMA Jardín Caleta, which he habitually chooses for his stays in Tenerife, as he trains in the Tenerife Top Trainig centre- one of the best sports centre in the world.  Paul chose HOVIMA Jardín Caleta, which is only a few minutes away from Tenerife Top Training, for many years in a row till now, next stay being planned for March, this year.

As follows, we detail you more information about him and his records:

Paul Biedermann (born 7 August 1986) is a German swimmer from Halle and the current 200 and 400 m freestyle long course world champion. He also holds the long course and short course world records in these events. Biedermann won the 200 m freestyle long course in the 2008 European Aquatics Championships final, finishing in a time of 1:46.59 seconds. With the times over 400 m freestyle (3:47.69) and 200 m freestyle (NR in 1:46.37) Biedermann managed to qualify for the Olympic Games in Beijing. At the Olympics, he placed fifth in the 200 m freestyle final (1:46.00) and 17th overall in the 400 m freestyle (3:48.03). On 26 July 2009, Biedermann won the 400 m freestyle final at the 2009 World Championships passing 1500m Olympic champion Oussama Mellouli in the final 50 meters, with a time of 3:40.07, shaving nearly three seconds off his own personal best and bettering Ian Thorpe's 2002 world record by one hundredth of a second.

On 28 July he claimed his second gold in the 200 m freestyle, defeating Michael Phelps in a world record time of 1:42.00 seconds and cutting more than four seconds off of his time since last year. In 2008, Biedermann was ranked 9th in the world in the 200 m freestyle and 21st in the world in the 400 m freestyle.

The the 2010 world short course championships Biedermann won gold in the 400m Freestyle, beating Oussama Mellouli again in a race that unfolded almost identical to their race in Rome the previous year. In the 200m freestyle, although he was the world record holder, Biedermann placed only 5th. He was over a second behind the first place finisher Ryan Lochte.

You can check more details about his records, awards and medals here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Biedermann


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