All the Links You Need – 2019 European Short Course Swimming Championships


The 2019 European Short Course Swimming Championships get underway on Wednesday morning in Glasgow, Scotland and run through Sunday.

The event will feature 9:30AM start times for prelims and 5:30PM (17:00) start times for finals on every day of the competition.

Start Times Around the World:

Great Britain (Local Time) Central European Time South Africa Time Beijing Time Tokyo Time Sydney Time Los Angeles Time New York Time
Prelims 9:30 10:30 11:30 17:30 18:30 21:30 01:30 04:30
Finals 17:00 18:00 19:00 01:00 (Next Day) 02:00 (Next Day) 05:00 (Next Day) 09:00 12:00

While each country can enter up to 4 swimmers per individual event in the preliminary rounds, only 2 per country can advance from there. The exception is that events where there are timed finals (the women’s 800 and men’s 1500 freestyles, to be precise), countries can only enter 2 swimmers. Semifinals will only be held in races that are 100 meters or shorter.

Each country can only enter 1 team per relay event, and the only relays are the 200 free and 200 medley for each of men, women, and mixed-gender categories.

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