The shift will bring open water swimming much closer to the city than it was at the 2017 World Championships.
Helping to kick-off the countdown to the 20th edition of the Short Course European Championships will be the just-unveiled official mascot, Bonnie the Seal.
This year’s edition of the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships is headed to Glasgow’s Tollcross International Swimming Centre and it’s just been announced 3-time Olympian Hannah Miley will be an Official Ambassador of the prestigious event.
In March 2017, the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) selected Glasgow, Scotland as host of the 2019 European Short Course Swimming Championships and we now know the dates of those championships.
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The Italians won the Open Water Trophy at the European Championships with 175 points.
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.
In a postal meet scenario, American Katie Ledecky would have been the big winner with 3 individual gold medals.
We have named our official awards for the 2018 European Championships.
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.
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.
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 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.
Adam Peaty and the European breaststrokers would’ve swept the Pan Pacs in a dual meet scenario.
The nation of Russia won both the overall medal count and the LEN Trophy based on FINA points at this year’s European Championships.
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