European SC C’ships Bids On The Line For Danish Swimmers In Esbjerg


  • Thursday, November 7th – Sunday, November 10th
  • Swimming Stadium Denmark, Esbjerg, Denmark
  • SCM
  • Start Lists/Results

The 4-day Danish Open Short Course Championships are almost upon us, with over 350 swimmers representing 58 clubs about to enter the Esbjerg pool.

Athletes are vying for national titles, but also qualifying times to make the Danish roster for the European Short Course Championships slated for early December in Glasgow, Scotland. This meet is also a qualifying opportunity for the Nordic Championships set for the Faroe Islands November 29th through December 1st.

The qualifying times for each of the aforementioned SC Euros are found at the bottom of this post.

Although powerhouse Danish athletes Pernille Blume, Jeanette Ottesen and Anton Ipsen are absent from this meet and have special circumstance deals worked out with the federation, the host nation will still have some top talent in the water.

Emilie Beckmann, Viktor Bromer, Sofie Hansen, Julie Jensen, Mie Nielsen, Tobias Bjerg, Helena Rosendahl Bach and Alexander Norgaard are all expected to race in Esbjerg this weekend.

17 swimmers from Turkey are also on the entry lists, highlighted by multi-national record holder and 3-time European Youth Olympic Festival gold medalist Beril Böcekler.

Danish Qualifying Times for 2019 European Short Course Championships


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1 year ago

About Danish top talents, it’s obvious citing Rasmus Nickelsen (born in 2003), Eyof champion last July in 100 fly (52.95) and bronze medalist in 100 free (50.22) behind the 2004-born “golden duo” of Popovici and Whittle.

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