Ben Proud Set To Begin 2023 At Luxembourg Euro Meet

2023 LUXEMBOURG EURO MEET

  • Friday, January 27th – Sunday, January 29th
  • Centre National Sportif et Culturel d’Coque, Luxembourg
  • LCM (50m)
  • World Championships-qualifying meet
  • Meet Site
  • Live Results (when available)

This article is updated since original publishing.

After a two-year absence due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Luxembourg Euro Meet is back. Kicking off on Friday, January 27th, the 3-day affair is picking up right where it left off, with a host of talent from around the world set to descend upon the Centre National Sportif et Culturel d’Coque.

Ben Proud of Great Britain will put on a show of his sprinting prowess, with the 28-year-old entering this meet as the first man ever to become World Champion, Commonwealth Games Champion and European Champion in the same event (50m free) in the same year.

Americans Coleman Stewart and Paige Madden are also identified by organizers as competing in Luxembourg. Stewart remains the World Record holder in the short course 100m backstroke while Madden has been training at Loughborough University since last summer.

Of note, we originally listed Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) as attending this meet. However, the multi-Olympic medalist told SwimSwam she is dealing with back pain and has withdrawn from the meet. Look for a separate post shortly.

Additional attendees expected to race are as follows:

Lisa Mamie (SUI)
David Verraszt0 (HUN)
Martina Carraro (ITA)
Yu Hanaguruma (JPN)
Marco Koch (GER)
Louise Hansson (SWE)
Nicholas Castella (DEN)
Lea Schlosshan (GBR)
Silvia Di Pietro (ITA)
Luca Dotto (ITA)
Mykhailo Romanchuk (UKR)

In This Story

6
Leave a Reply

Subscribe
Notify of

6 Comments
newest
oldest most voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
jimmy
10 days ago

wrong. Ben swam in Malaysia already to kick off his 2023 racing. 22.06s.

Dan
11 days ago

will streaming be available?

SwimReason
Reply to  Dan
10 days ago

The meet is streamed live on https://play.rtl.lu/live/nmediaenc2-4

You will need a VPN to hook up from Luxembourg unless you ARE in Luxembourg. 1,500m heats at the moment.

SwimReason
Reply to  SwimReason
9 days ago
Jonas
11 days ago

Sarah won’t be at the meet citing back problems according to Swedish website Simma.nu

Jay
11 days ago

She withdrew due to injury. I hope she gets better soon.

About Retta Race

Retta Race

Former Masters swimmer and coach Loretta (Retta) thrives on a non-stop but productive schedule. Nowadays, that includes having just earned her MBA while working full-time in IT while owning French 75 Boutique while also providing swimming insight for BBC.

Read More »