Greece’s time of 3:34.61 in the 400 medley relay moves them into the final Olympic Wildcard spot with four days left in qualifying.
The Canadian men improved their time in the 400 freestyle relay by nearly two seconds and now the Olympic Wildcard standings.
“The performances in the relays show how the depth of the team has moved on, but also it shows the collective responsibility of the team.” – Bill Furniss
6’10” Finnish swimmer Ari-Pekka Liukkonen bucked the norms of modern swimming by winning a European title with almost no underwater phase.
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The plaque “commemorated this act of sportsmanship as all team leaders accepted the decision to repeat the final, though only a couple of lanes was affected.”
She explained what training will look like moving forward, stating that she won’t need to do a lot of the longer aerobic work she normally would
En una lucha muy reñida con Rusia, el equipo británico ha ganado el medallero de las pruebas de natación gracias a sus potentes relevos.
With the 2021 European Aquatics Championships now having concluded, we can reflect on the swimming medal table resulting from action in Budapest, Hungary.
Katinka Hosszu became the female swimmer with the most medals in the history of the European Championships, now owning 24 of them dating back to 2008.
In the tightly contested men’s 50 free final, Finland’s Ari-Pekka Liukkonen inched ahead of the field to win the gold medal in a time of 21.61.
The major change in the podium came in the silver medal position, where Italy’s Margherita Panziera, found herself snagging second in 59.01
From Kolesnikov and Pilato’s world records to Peaty’s unstoppable breakstroke speed, check out all the best races from the 2021 European Championships.
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