European Championships

LEN’s Barelli Confirms Postponed European C’ships A ‘Go’ For May 2021

LEN President Paolo Barelli reassured all European National Federations today that the 2021 European Aquatic Championships will indeed proceed as planned.


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Tokyo Olympic Relay Qualification Update – Men’s 800 Free Relay

Mack Horton and the Australians lead the pack as the Aussies will be looking for their first gold in the 800 free relay since 2000


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Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update – Mixed Medley Relay

The Mixed Medley Relay will be making its Olympic debut in Tokyo. Australia, USA, Great Britain and Russia are the leading medal contenders.


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Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Men’s 400 Medley Relay

Adam Peaty leads Great Britain at the top of the rankings in the 400 Medley Relay. USA and Russia are close behind in the chase for the gold.

Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Men’s 400 Free Relay

Caeleb Dressel leads the Americans to the top ranking in the 400 Free Relay. Close behind are the Russians, who will be challenging for the gold.

Tokyo Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Women’s 400 Medley Relay

The US women of Regan Smith, Lilly King, Kelsi Dahlia, and Simone Manuel lead the pack in the 400 Medley Relay with a WR time of 3:50.40

Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Women’s 800 Free Relay

Valentine Dumont, who set who Belgian records in 2020, has helped Belgium move into a wildcard spot in the Women’s 800 Free Relay

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Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update – Women’s 400 Free Relay

Charlotte Bonnet and the French women now have the fifth fastest 400 Free Relay time as they look ahead to Tokyo while other countries fight to qualify.

2021 Short Course Euros To Remain In Russia Following CAS Decision

Following the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision, the 2021 European Short Course Swimming Championships will remain in Kazan, Russia.

Aberdeen Off The Euro Jrs Hosting Table As LEN Reveals 2021 Calendar

The governing body over European aquatic sport, Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) has unveiled its official provisional calendar for the 2021 calendar year. 

Russia Releases the Date for the 2020 Open Water Swimming Cup

Russia releases new information about their Open Water Swimming Cup, set to be held on August 16.

Swimming Won’t Be Included at 2022 Multi-Sport European Championship Event

The multi-sport European Championships in 2022 announced a “finalized” list of 9 sports that will participate, which didn’t include any aquatic events.

LEN Survey Reveals Most Elite European Swimmers are Back in the Water

LEN, the leading body for aquatic sports in Europe has released the results of a survey conducted on its athletes, revealing many are resuming training.

LEN Moves 2021 European SC Championships Forward to Avoid Worlds Conflict

2021 marks the first time that Russia (including the Soviet Union) has hosted a European Championship event in swimming. Above, Kliment Kolesnikov won 6 gold medals at the last edition in 2019.

LEN Postpones Multi-Discipline European Aquatics Championships to 2021

Simona Quadarella (above) won 3 individual gold medals at the 2018 European Aquatics Championships. She’ll have to wait until 2021 to defend.