Rogan May Race For Last Time This Weekend
Oct 23, 2008 - Craig Lord
The Berner Sprintnacht this Saturday could mark the swansong of Austrian backstroke ace Markus Rogan: the 26-year-old told reporterMichael Schenk of
Rogan will race the 50m backstroke at the meet that boasts a light show and two DJs. If he decides that Rome 2009 is a stroke too far, he will retire as 2004 Olympic silver medal winner in the 200m, world short-course champion and record holder of 2008 in the eight-lap race.
In Berne he will take on local hope Flori Lang and Germany's Helge Meeuw, the 2006 European champion.