Hungary Finishes Atop of the Medal Standings in London

2016 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY 7

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  • Finals: 6:00 PM (London Time) / 1:00 PM (Eastern Time)
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Hungary finished the European Championships atop of the medal standings with 10 gold, four silver and five bronze. Great Britain earned the most medals of the competition walking away with seven gold, six silver and nine bronze.

The Hungarians finished with a strong final day of the competition as Boglarka Kapas won the 400 freestyle, completing her sweep of the distance freestyle events while David Verraszto added another gold winning the men’s 400 IM. Liliana Szilagyi also collected a silver in the women’s 200 butterfly while Laszlo Cseh led the men’s 4 x 100 medley relay to a bronze medal finish.

Great Britain also had a successful final evening on Sunday earning a total of five medals. Both the men’s and women’s 4 x 100 medley relay teams walked away with gold, Jazz Carlin collected the silver in the women’s 400 freestyle, Fran Halsall won the silver in the women’s 50 freestyle while Ben Proud grabbed the bronze in the men’s 50 freestyle.

RANK NAT WOMEN MEN MIXED TOTAL
G S B TOTAL G S B TOTAL G S B TOTAL G S B TOTAL RNK BY TOTAL
1  HUNGARY 7 2 1 10 3 2 3 8 1 1 10 4 5 19 2
2  GREAT BRITAIN 2 5 5 12 4 1 4 9 1 1 7 6 9 22 1
3  ITALY 1 2 1 4 4 3 4 11 2 2 5 7 5 17 3
4  NETHERLANDS 2 2 2 6 2 1 3 1 1 5 3 2 10 4
5  FRANCE 1 1 4 1 2 7 1 1 4 1 4 9 5
6  SWEDEN 4 1 5 4 1 5 8
7  DENMARK 2 3 1 6 1 1 2 4 1 7 6
8  UKRAINE 1 1 1 1 2 4 1 2 2 5 8
9  POLAND 1 1 2 1 1 2 12
9  GERMANY 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 12
11  LITHUANIA 1 1 2 2 1 2 3 10
12  GREECE 1 1 2 1 1 2 12
13  SPAIN 3 3 6 3 3 6 7
14  ICELAND 2 1 3 2 1 3 10
15  ISRAEL 2 2 2 2 12
16  BELGIUM 1 1 2 1 1 2 12
16  SLOVENIA 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 12
16  RUSSIA 1 1 2 1 1 2 12
19  NORWAY 1 1 1 1 20
19  SERBIA 1 1 1 1 20
19  SLOVAKIA 1 1 1 1 20
22  FINLAND 2 2 2 2 12
23  CROATIA 1 1 1 1 20
23  PORTUGAL 1 1 1 1 20
TOTAL 20 20 20 60 20 20 21 61 2 2 2 6 42 42 43 127

The overall team trophy is not awarded based on medals; rather, that honor is determined by a points system that awards 8 places deep instead of just 3.

Italy came away with the team trophy earning 875 points. Great Britain passed Hungary on the final day of competition finishing with 730 points while Hungary finished with 715 points

Countries with the most finals swims: 

  1. Italy: 71
  2. Great Britain: 59
  3. Hungary: 53
  4. Poland: 31
  5. France/Spain: 27
  6. Sweden: 25
RANK NAT MEN WOMEN MIXED POINTS
1  ITALY 400 (31) 411 (38) 64 (2) 875
2  GREAT BRITAIN 323 (27) 371 (31) 36 (1) 730
3  HUNGARY 332 (28) 327 (23) 56 (2) 715
4  FRANCE 240 (17) 104 (9) 30 (1) 374
5  NETHERLANDS 105 (6) 222 (16) 36 (1) 363
6  SWEDEN 66 (8) 213 (15) 56 (2) 335
7  SPAIN 60 (10) 226 (17) 286
8  POLAND 182 (18) 77 (13) 259
9  GREECE 198 (18) 50 (7) 248
10  BELGIUM 119 (7) 84 (8) 203
11  FINLAND 57 (6) 121 (10) 20 (1) 198
12  CZECH REPUBLIC 53 (8) 131 (16) 184
13  DENMARK 33 (4) 143 (10) 176
14  UKRAINE 112 (11) 62 (6) 174
15  SLOVENIA 60 (8) 103 (12) 163
16  RUSSIA 125 (12) 27 (4) 152
17  ISRAEL 118 (12) 25 (5) 143
18  TURKEY 9 (4) 68 (7) 50 (2) 127
19  ICELAND 21 (2) 97 (7) 118
20  LITHUANIA 85 (6) 19 (2) 104
21  NORWAY 41 (5) 8 (2) 44 (2) 93
22  GERMANY 56 (8) 28 (5) 84
23  SWITZERLAND 14 (3) 59 (6) 73
24  SERBIA 70 (7) 70
25  IRELAND 46 (5) 23 (3) 69
26  ROMANIA 64 (6) 64
27  SLOVAKIA 26 (3) 24 (5) 50
28  PORTUGAL 37 (4) 8 (3) 45
29  AUSTRIA 22 (5) 17 (5) 39
30  BELARUS 21 (2) 11 (1) 32
30  CROATIA 10 (2) 22 (3) 32
32  BULGARIA 8 (1) 23 (2) 31
33  MOLDOVA 24 (1) 24
34  ESTONIA 2 (1) 20 (1) 22
35  LIECHTENSTEIN 15 (3) 15
36  LUXEMBOURG 12 (1) 12
37  BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 2 (1) 2
38  AZERBAIJAN 1 (1) 1

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Brownish

To the picture Jeff, it was Kapas’s third individual gold. She won gold in the 800 relay too.

Brownish

Thanks.

EuropeanSwimFan

Is Hungary the most successful swimming nation, counting medals per capita (in relation to the population)? The Swimming History of this country is as impressive as the actual shape from many hungarian swimmers. Krisztina Egerszegi, Tamas Darny, Attila Czene, Agnes Kovacs, Josef Szabo, Norbert Rosza to name just the Olympic Champions since 1988.

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