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.
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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.
Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov helped give his nation 6 medals between his individual and relay performances at the 2018 European Championships.
Ben Proud will aim to lower his textile WR of 21.11 in the men’s 50 free final in Glasgow.
Although Laszlo Cseh has admittedly had trouble racing lately, he says he’s still very much enjoying swimming and in it for the long haul to Tokyo
The Belgian 29-year-old gave an insightful statement on why she still loves swimming and competing at the highest level
After claiming her 4th consecutive Euro title in the 50 fly, Sarah Sjostrom explained to the media why her thumb was in such pain
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