Italy and Hungary Top Medal Table After Day 1 Of 2016 European C’ships

2016 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • Monday, May 16th – Sunday, May 22nd
  • Prelims: 10:00 AM (London Time) / 5:00 AM (Eastern Time)
  • Finals: 6:00 PM (London Time) / 1:00 PM (Eastern Time)
  • London Aquatics Center, London, UK
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Just two individual medals were up for grabs on day 1 of the 2016 European Championships, but Italy’s Gabriele Detti and Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu took full advantage of the opportunities.

Detti claimed gold in the men’s 400m freestyle, while Hosszu took the top prize in the women’s 400m IM to kick off the 7-day competition. Other gold medals came in the form of France winning the men’s 400 freestyle relay and the Netherlands taking gold in the women’s version of that same event.

Competition continues tomorrow morning, with an additional medals ripe for the taking during day 2 finals.

Medal Table After Day 1:

 Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Italy 1 2 0 3
2 Hungary 1 0 2 3
3 France 1 0 0 1
Netherlands 1 0 0 1
5 Great Britain 0 1 0 1
Norway 0 1 0 1
7 Belgium 0 0 1 1
Sweden 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 4 12

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After 16 years at a Fortune 1000 financial company, long-time swimmer Retta Race decided to change lanes and pursue her sporting passion. She currently is Coach for the Northern KY Swordfish Masters, a team she started up in December 2013, while also offering private coaching. Retta is also an MBA …

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