Czechs Name 22 To European Championship Roster

The Czech Sport Swimming Association (CSPS) announced last Thursday that they have named a team of 22 swimmers to compete at the European Championships beginning next week in London.

The full swimming roster is as follows:

Males (9): Petr Bartunek, Roman Dmytrijev, Tomas Franta, Tomas Havranek, Pavel Janecek, Jan Kutnik, Jan Micka, Petr Novak and Jan Sefl.

Females (13): Simona Baumrtova, Petra Chocova, Martina Elhenicka, Tereza Grusova, Tereza Horakova, Kristyna Horska, Anna Kolarova, Vera Koprivova, Martina Moravcikova, Monika Stepanova, Lucie Svecena, Barbora Zavadova and Tereza Zavadova.

At the World Championships last summer in Kazan the Czechs sent six male swimmers, five of whom are set to compete at the Europeans. The top performer among the men in Kazan was Jan Sefl, who produced a 17th place finish in the 200 fly.

The women sent seven to Kazan, all of whom will compete in London. Their top performer at Worlds was Barbora Zavadova, the only Czech swimmer to earn a second swim, as she placed 5th in the 400 IM and 12th in the 200 IM.

Find the release from Czech Swimming here.



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James Sutherland

James swam five years at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in 2018, graduating with a bachelor's degree in economics. In 2019 he completed his graduate degree in sports journalism. Prior to going to Laurentian, James swam …

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