On the final day of the Euro Meet in Luxembourg Katinka Hosszu completed her 16 event schedule by breaking three meet records in the 50 backstroke, 400 freestyle and 100 butterfly. For Hosszu that makes seven meet records; 800 freestyle, 400 IM, 100 backstroke, 200 butterfly, 50 backstroke, 400 freestyle and 100 butterfly, along with eight wins (she won the 200 IM in addition to the meet record swims) over the three day competition.
Hosszu began Sunday evening by winning the women’s 50 backstroke in a time of 29.05 beating Laura Letrari‘s 2012 record of 29.06. She then took the women’s 400 freestyle in a time of 4:08.61 beating Caitlin McClatchey‘s 2012 record of 4:09.77. Her final meet record came in the women’s 100 butterfly where she won the event in a time of 59.41 taking down Inge Dekker‘s 2006 record of 59.45.
Hosszu’s times in these three events were strong in season swims, especially considering the times she put up at this same meet a year ago; 50 backstroke (30.10), 400 freestyle (4:15.31) and 100 butterfly (1:00.08).
As the day went on it was obvious fatigue had settled in. She won silver in the 200 backstroke (2:13.95), finished fourth in the 100 freestyle (56.43) and tenth in the 100 breaststroke (1:13.63).
Laura Riedemann finished second in the 50 bacstroke in a time of 29.46 followed by Ekaterina Avramova who posted a time of 29.83. Coralie Balmy finished second in the 400 freestyle in a time of 4:10.41 followed by Charlotte Bonnet who finished third in a time of 4:13.87. Keren Siebner finished second in the 100 butterfly recording a time of 59.95 followed by Daniela Schreiber who hit the wall in a time of 1:00.83.
After winning the 200 IM in a meet record time on Saturday evening Laszlo Cseh broke the meet record in the men’s 100 butterfly on Sunday evening. Cseh won the event in a time of 52.58 beating Andriy Serdivov‘s 2002 record of 52.80. Steffen Deibler finished second in a time of 52.70 followed by Philip Heintz who finished third in a time of 53.60.
Marco Koch, who had a very impressive in season performance yesterday, winning the 200 breaststroke in a time of 2:09.61, returned to the pool on Sunday evening taking the men’s 100 breaststroke in a new meet record time of 1:00.64. Koch beat his own record of 1:01.09, which he posted in 2011. Giedrius Titenis finished second in a time of 1:00.88 followed by Laurent Carnol who finished third touching the wall in a time of 1:02.32.
Paul Biedermann continued on the comeback trail winning the men’s 100 freestyle in a time of 49.83. He was followed by David Gamburg who recorded a time of 49.94 narrowly beating out Steffen Deibler, who posted a 49.96, for the silver.
Guy Marcos Barnea won his second event of the competition taking the men’s 50 backstroke in a time of 25.48. Jonatan Josef Kopelev finished second in a time of 25.68 followed by Marek Ulrich who touched the wall in a time of 26.63.
Damien Joly took the men’s 400 freestyle in a time of 3:52.22. Velimir Stejepanvic finished second in a time of 3:53.21 followed closely by Soeren Meissner who posted a time of 3:53.35.
Sonnele Oeztuerk won the women’s 200 backstroke in a time of 2:11.74. Katinka Hosszu finished second in a time of 2:13.04 followed by Chloe Hannam who finished well behind collecting the bronze in a time of 2:15.72.
Yakov-Yan Toumakin took the men’s 200 backstroke in a time of 2:01.31 followed by Danas Rapsys who finished second in a time of 2:02.45. David Foldhazi finished third in a time of 2:03.16.
On Saturday evening Vanessa Grimberg won the 200 breaststroke with ease, on Sunday night she faced much stiffer competition in the 100 meter distance. Grimberg won the event in a time of 1:09.21 followed by Caroline Ruhnau who posted a 1:09.30 and Julia Willers who hit the wall in a time of 1:09.43.
Annika Bruhn took the women’s 100 freestyle in a time of 55.45, two one-hundredths of a second ahead of Dorothea Brandt, who finished in a time of 55.47. Clarissa Van Rheenen finished third in a time of 55.99.
Full results can be found here