LCM (50m) Anna Elendt highlighted the second finals session in Berlin. The 19-year-old is the first German woman to crack the 1:07 barrier in the 100m breaststroke. Elendt already made a promise for a fast race tonight with her prelim’s result of 1:07.56 (personal best: 1:07,17). In tonights final, Julia Titze stepped on the gas on the first 50m and made her turn with a time of 31.21 ahead of Anna Elendt in 31.69. But Elendt showed her talent and experience with her backhalf speed of 34.81 and finished with a new German record of 1:06.50. Anna Elendt is qualified for the German Olympic 4x100m medley relay. The former German record was held by Sarah Poewe since 2009 with a time of 1:07.01. Back then, the full-body high-tech suits were allowed. In a post-race interview, Anna Elendt said she was totally surprised by her time because she is not tapering at the moment. She has been back from the USA, where she is studying at the University of Texas, since Sunday. Also making it to the podium were Julia Titze in second place in 1:08.14 and Bente Fischer in 1:08.42 for third. Julia Titze made a big jump by improving her previous personal best of 1:09.29.