Kliment Kolesnikov broke the world junior record in the 100 back in Copenhagen, clocking a blistering time of 48.99.
Two-time medalist from Budapest, Ben Proud of Great Britain, lowered his own national record in the men’s 50m freestyle while competing at the European Short Course Championships.
Russia’s Kirill Prigoda broke the European record in the 100 breast semi-finals at the European SC Championships.
Italy’s 18-year-old breaststroking extraordinaire, Nicolo Martinenghi, was at it again today in Copenhagen.
Russia maintained its lead in the overall medal table, but saw Hungary break out to be the sole 2nd placed nation through 2 days of competition in Copenhagen.
Katinka Hosszu called the 400 IM field “not that inspiring” and “without world-class” opponents. In other post-race comments, Adam Peaty implied he didn’t rest for Euros and Ruta Meilutyte said the enjoyment is coming back for her.
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There are only handful of scratches for day 2 finals at the European Short Course Championships, headed by 6th-seeded Marie Wattel in the women’s 50 fly.
With just one and a half days of the 2017 European Short Course Championships done and dusted, Irish swimmer Jordan Sloan has already notched himself two individual Irish senior national records to set the stage for his competition.
Russia got off to a roaring start in Copenhagen with the help of teenager Kliment Kolesnikov.
Adam Peaty was touched out for the 50 breast championship record this morning by Italy’s Fabio Scozzoli– he’ll try to send a message tonight.
Adam Peaty will be in action next week at the European SC Championships.
Federica has confirmed her decision after the World Championships to retire from the 200 free.
Max Litchfield, who finished 4th in both IMs at the 2017 World Championships, has withdrawn from the 2017 European Short Course Championships.
Evgeny Rylov is rehabbing from a shoulder injury and is expected to return to competition in February.
Early last week, Russian news outlet R-Sport reported that Russian Swimming Federation President Vladimir Salnikov confirmed that Vladimir Morozov and Kirill Prigoda…
Now that the Spanish Short Course Winter Championships have concluded in Barcelona, the Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN) has announced its 10-strong roster of athletes for this December’s European Short Course Championships.
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