Europe

Italy Claims European Open Water Trophy Over French, Dutch

The Italians won the Open Water Trophy at the European Championships with 175 points.

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Russia Moves to Top of All-Time European Aquatics Championships Medals

Thanks to 23 gold medals in Glasgow, including 10 earned in pool swimming, Russia has passed Germany for the top of the all-time medals table across disciplines, based on a traditional Gold-Silver-Bronze sort.

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Comparing the Medalists from Euros and Pan Pacs (Full-Meet Breakdown)

In a postal meet scenario, American Katie Ledecky would have been the big winner with 3 individual gold medals.

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2018 European Championships: Official SwimSwam Awards

We have named our official awards for the 2018 European Championships.

Dutch Win Relay, Rasovszky, Bridi Win 25k To Close Euros Open Water

Hungarian Kristof Rasovszky won the men’s 25k to give him two gold and three total medals for the Open Water competition at the European Championships.

Bondar Wins Two Golds As Russia Tops Euro Diving Medal Table

Aleksandr Bondar won a pair of golds on the 10-meter platform events to push Russia to the medal table victory in diving at the 2018 European Championships.

Alessandro Miressi Breaks Italian Record in 100 Free 3 Days After Euro

European gold wasn’t enough for Alessandro Miressi. He was back in the water racing this week, and broke an Italian National Record less than 72 hours after the last swims of the European Championships.

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Sarah Sjostrom Now Leads All Women With 23 European LC Medals

Sarah Sjostrom’s 23 medals are the most-ever by a woman at the European Aquatics Championships. Her 14 golds are the 2nd-most ever.

European Championships 2018 Performance Breakdown

European Championships wrapped up this last week. There were many impressive swims. We’ve covered the team trophy, and the medal table, but there is more performance information that we can look at.

After Day 2 of Pan Pacs How Do European Championships Stack Up?

Adam Peaty and the European breaststrokers would’ve swept the Pan Pacs in a dual meet scenario.

Five-Time Olympic Champ Svetlana Romashina to Come Out of Retirement

Svetlana Romashina, four-time FINA synchronized swimmer of the year, plans to come out of retirement to buoy Russia’s already-dominant synchronized swimming program.

Russia Takes LEN Trophy At 2018 Euros, But Italy Was Strong Runner-Up

The nation of Russia won both the overall medal count and the LEN Trophy based on FINA points at this year’s European Championships.

Russia Snags Highest Overall Medal Count At 2018 European C’ships

Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov helped give his nation 6 medals between his individual and relay performances at the 2018 European Championships.

2018 European Championships: Day 7 Finals Live Recap

Ben Proud will aim to lower his textile WR of 21.11 in the men’s 50 free final in Glasgow.

Laszlo Cseh Going for 2020 Olympic Team (Video)

Although Laszlo Cseh has admittedly had trouble racing lately, he says he’s still very much enjoying swimming and in it for the long haul to Tokyo

29-Year-Old Kimberly Buys Wins First Euro Long Course Medal (Video)

The Belgian 29-year-old gave an insightful statement on why she still loves swimming and competing at the highest level

Sarah Sjostrom Explains Injured Thumb (Video)

After claiming her 4th consecutive Euro title in the 50 fly, Sarah Sjostrom explained to the media why her thumb was in such pain

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