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.
Kirill Prigoda was incredibly quick through 150 metres of the first semi-final, but Ross Murdoch made a huge push on the final 50 to edge him at the wall, 2:08.57 to 2:08.63
Through 3 days of competition, take a look at the medal standings of the 2018 European Championships.
Georgia Davies took home the women’s 50 back title in a time of 27.23, just .02 off of her European Record set in the prelims
Adam Peaty unleashed a historic swim in the men’s 100 breast final, torching his world record from the 2016 Olympic Games (57.13) in a time of 57.10*
Great Britain broke the European Championship Record in the men’s 4×200 free relay.
Read British Swimming’s statement on the 2018 European Championships timing system issue.
Check out the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay line-ups in Glasgow.