Evgeny Rylov’s gold tonight in Glasgow helped the nation of Russia maintain its lead in the medal table.
Ben Proud just threw down a 50m freestyle time of 21.11 to log the 5th fastest performance ever and the fastest since 2009.
Ben Proud came into the competition sitting atop the world rankings in the 50 free in 21.16, and brought that down another five-one-hundredths in tonight’s semi-finals
Laszlo Cseh will advance through to his first final of the competition in the men’s 100 fly after winning the first semi-final in 51.65, a new season-best
Imogen Clark got it done in the women’s 50m breaststroke to move into tomorrow night’s final in a new British National Record.
GBR’s Adam Peaty owned the men’s 50m breaststroke yet again, firing off a new meet record for gold in Glasgow.
Way out in lane 8, Duncan Scott swam a perfect race in the men’s 200 free, as he stalked early leader Danas Rapsys on the third 50 and then took over on the fourth
2018 LEN EUROPEAN AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS August 3-9, 2018 (swimming portion) Glasgow, Scotland Tollcross International Swimming Centre Meet Central Program Psych…
Russia still leads the overall European Championships medal table through day 5, but Great Britain is making strides.
Adam Peaty has achieved the feat in two events, joining rare company with Sarah Sjostrom and Katie Ledecky.
LEN’s Technical Swimming Committee conducted an investigation and found that “the starting mechanism had been incorrectly configured prior to the start of the session which resulted in all reported times being 0.10s faster due to a configuration delay of 0.10s.
Commonwealth champ Alys Thomas of Great Britain was 3rd in 2:07.42, adding to the massively successful season in the 200 fly she’s already had
Hungarian Boglarka Kapas turned with 50 metres to go in the women’s 200 fly final, but closed in 32.92 to overtake everyone and win the gold medal in a time of 2:07.13
A close race between Great Britain and Russia was sealed by James Guy as he anchored in 1:45.60 to give the Brits the win in a new Championship Record of 7:05.32
Great Britain broke their own European Record decisively to win the mixed 400 medley relay at the European Championships.