David Verraszto runs afoul of Hungarian federation with comments about importance of European Championships
Hungarian swimmer David Verraszto reached the top of the podium in Berlin last week at the European Championships, but the gold medal might not mean as much to him as you’d think.
Sarah Sjostrom was a sprint beast over last week, but her world-leading split on the 4×200 free relay shows she’s far more than a fly-and-die type.
The fifth day of the 2014 European Championships featured the 800 freestyle final, 100 butterfly semi-final, 100 freestyle final, 200…
Federica Pellegrini will get an opportunity to flex her muscles in her trademark race, the 200 freestyle. She will face plenty of competition including Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu and Sweden’s Sarah Sjoestroem along the way though.
Sweden picked up three medals on day 3, including gold from Sarah Sjostrom in the 100 free.
Laszlo Cseh is looking for his fifth (you read that right) consecutive European Championship crown in the men’s 200 IM tonight.
Florent Manaudou tied to win the 50 butterfly at 23.00 on day 2 of the 2014 European Championships.
Katinka Hosszu was under World Record pace at the 300 meter mark of her 400 IM, but couldn’t hold on to the “yellow line” on the freestyle.
Watch Katinka Hosszu win the 400 IM, plus more with all race videos from the first night of swimming at the European Championships all in one place.
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Record Watch: 10 records on high alert at the European Championships and the swimmers going after them
Sarah Sjostrom has already cracked a world record this year. Can she add more in Berlin over the coming week?
After a quiet summer, French freestyle sensation Yannick Agnel returns to the big stage in Berlin. Check out links, schedules and storylines to watch at the European Championships here.
Slovenia has put together an 11-person roster for the European Championships this fall, the WSCA reports, including three of its current breaststroking national record-holders.
After leading all nations at the 2012 European Championships with 26 overall medals and 9 golds, Hungary returns five gold medalists on their loaded 2014 squad.
Two-time World Champ and Olympic gold medalist Daniel Gyurta will not compete in his signature event, the 200 breast, at this year’s European Championships, according to his coach.