European Championships

Final Olympic Relay Qualification Standings

Teams have been jockeying for the four Wildcard relay qualification places to secure a place at this summer’s Tokyo Olympics.


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Greek Mixed Medley Moves Into 3rd Olympic Wildcard Spot

Apostolos Christou led off in 53.24 to lead the Greeks to a new national record and up to the 3rd Olympic Wildcard position


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Hong Kong Women Move Into Third Olympic Wildcard Spot in 400 Medley Relay

Siobhan Haughey split 56.96 on the butterfly leg of the 400 medley as Hong Kong set a new national record of 4:01.77 on Sunday.


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Greeks Move Into Final Olympic Spot in 400 Medley Relay by .01 Over the Irish

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.

Canadian Men Move Up to Top Wildcard in 400 Free Relay

The Canadian men improved their time in the 400 freestyle relay by nearly two seconds and now the Olympic Wildcard standings.

GBR Head Bill Furniss Talks Collective Responsibility & Team Culture

“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

Ari-Pekka Liukkonen Just a Single Dolphin Kick En Route to 50 Free Gold

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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LEN Offers Plaque To Kira Toussaint After Losing Silver In 100 Back Re-Swim

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.”

Efimova Describes 100-Focused Training Change Leading into Tokyo Olympic Games

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

Reino Unido gana el medallero del Europeo en natación por delante de Rusia

En una lucha muy reñida con Rusia, el equipo británico ha ganado el medallero de las pruebas de natación gracias a sus potentes relevos.

Great Britain Grabs Top Spot In Overall Swimming Medal Standings In Budapest

With the 2021 European Aquatics Championships now having concluded, we can reflect on the swimming medal table resulting from action in Budapest, Hungary.

Hosszu, Peaty Among History-Makers At 2021 European Championships

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.

32-Year-Old Ari-Pekka Liukkonen on Taking Euro Champ 50 Free Title: “Finally”

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.

Margherita Panziera Gives Detailed Breakdown of Navigating 100 Back Re-Swim

The major change in the podium came in the silver medal position, where Italy’s Margherita Panziera, found herself snagging second in 59.01

2021 Euro Championships Race Videos: Click Here To Watch The Best From Budapest

From Kolesnikov and Pilato’s world records to Peaty’s unstoppable breakstroke speed, check out all the best races from the 2021 European Championships.