WATCH: Select Day 1 Race Videos from 2023 European SC Swimming Championships

France’s Beryl Gastaldello qualified first through to the final of the women’s 50 free, swimming her best time in three years.

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Grousset: “I think I can do better” after French Record in Semis (Euros Day 1 Quotes)

SwimSwam collected interviews from some of the protagonists of the first night of the finals at the SCM European Championships in Romania

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2023 European SC Championships: Day 1 Finals Record Roundup

Czech swimmer Miroslav Knedla was one of several record-breakers on day one of the 2023 European Short Course Championships.


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World Championship Finalist Simon Bucher Withdraws From SC Euros Due To Illness

Bucher told SwimSwam he’s been dealing with sickness for the better part of two weeks and opted to hit the reset button rather than race in Otopeni.

Great Britain Takes Early Medal Table Lead Through Day One of 2023 SC European Champs

Great Britain has taken an early lead in the medal table through day one of the meet, as they were the only team to win multiple golds on night one.

Proud Leads Off In 20.56 As Brits Obliterate National Record In 200 Free Relay

The British quartet of Ben Proud, Matt Richards, Alexander Cohoon and Lewis Burras smashed their National Record en route to gold in the men’s 200 free relay.

2023 European Short Course Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

The first finals session of the 2023 European Championships will feature 4 finals and 4 semi-finals, with Danas Rapsys highlighting tonight’s 400 freestyle.

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Noe Ponti Clocks 48.61 Swiss, European Short Course Championships 100 Fly Record

Noe Ponti of Switzerland produced a new lifetime best of 48.61 to snag the top seed of the men’s 100m fly, hitting a new European SC Championships Record.

Maxime Grousset Blasts 48.94 100 Fly French Record In Romania

24-year-old Maxime Grousset of France hit a time of 48.94 in the men’s 100m fly semi-final #1 to dip under the 49-second barrier for his first time ever.

Daniel Wiffen Registers New Irish Record In SCM 400 Free – 3:35.47

22-year-old Daniel Wiffen established a new Irish national record en route to topping the men’s 400m freestyle podium in Romania.

2023 Short Course Euros Record Roundup: GBR Clock Men’s 200 Free Relay Mark

World Record holder David Popovici posted a near-lifetime best leading off his Romanian men’s 4x50m free relay in this morning’s heats.

2023 European Short Course Championships: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

The first preliminary session of the 2023 European Short Course Championships will feature seven events, including the men’s 100 butterfly.

All the Links You Need for the 2023 European Short Course Championships

With the 2023 European Short Course Championships kicking off in just about seven hours, use this post for all the links you need as we head into the meet.

Top 5 Storylines To Watch At 2023 European SC Championships

World Record holder David Popovici will take on the likes of Olympic champion Tom Dean and Lithuanian Danas Rapsys in the men’s 200m freestyle this week.

How To Watch The 2023 European Short Course Championships

Nicolo Martinenghi leads a talent-laden group of Italian swimmers headed to the European Short Course Championships this week in Otopeni, Romania.