2021 LEN EUROPEAN AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
- Swimming: Monday, May 17th – Sunday, May 23rd, 2021
- Budapest, Hungary
- Prelims at 10:00 am local/Finals at 6:00 pm local
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Reported by James Sutherland.
MEN’S 100 BACK FINAL
- European Record: 52.11, Camille Lacourt (FRA), 2010
- European Championship Record: 52.11, Camille Lacourt (FRA), 2010
- FINA ‘A’ Cut: 53.85
- Robert Glinta (ROU), 52.88
- Hugo Gonzalez (ESP), 52.90
- Apostolos Christou (GRE) / Yohann Ndoye Brouard (FRA), 52.97
Glinta’s swim lowers his Romanian National Record for the third time this week, having been 52.97 yesterday, and is also Romania’ first European champion since 2004 and their first-ever male champion
MEN’S 200 IM FINAL
- European Record: 1:55.18, Laszlo Cseh (HUN), 2009
- European Championship Record: 1:56.66, Laszlo Cseh (HUN), 2012
- FINA ‘A’ Cut: 1:59.67
Hugo Gonzalez continues to perform unbelievably here in Budapest, closing in a scintillating 27.76 to win the men’s 200 IM in a time of 1:56.76.
Gonzalez demolishes his Spanish Record (1:58.03) by well over a second in 1:56.76, and falls just a tenth shy of the nine-year-old Championship Record. The 22-year-old now ranks fifth in the 2020-21 world rankings.