European Championships

16-Year Old Benedetta Pilato Breaks Lilly King’s World Record in 50 Breaststroke

Pilato shaved 0.10 seconds off Lilly King’s 2017 world record of 29.40 to become the fastest swimmer in the history of the women’s 50 breast.


Kira Toussaint Speaks Out About 100 Backstroke Re-Swim, Missing the Podium

Following the 100 back re-swim at the European Championships, Kira Toussaint spoke out about her 4th place finish, after initially coming in 2nd.


Benedetta Pilato Surprised Herself World Record Swim (Reaction + Race Video)

Benedetta Pilato told reporters that she was not expecting to break the world record in the 50 breaststroke after taking down Lilly King’s mark of 29.40.

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Adam Peaty on Finding Happiness in His Stroke Throughout Euro Champs

Adam Peaty, mustache and all, made it four straight in the men’s 50 breaststroke, using his patented up-tempo stroke rate to accelerate ahead of the field

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Roman Mityukov Breaks Swiss Record, Wins Countries First-Ever 200 Back Medal

Still 2 months away from his 21st birthday, Roman Mityukov has broken the Swiss Record in the 200 back for the 2nd time in 2 days.

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2021 LEN European Swimming Championship Day 6 Photo Vault

During day 6 of the 2021 European Swimming Championships there were beautiful performances. Let’s relive them with our photo album


Lena Grabowski Breaks 2:10 in 200 BK, Chomps AUT Record Twice on Euros Day 6

During day 6 of the 2021 European Championships, Lena Grabowski hit 2:09.12 in prelims and 2:08.60 in semis for back-to-back 200 BK Austrian national records.

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Benedetta Pilato, 16 años, le roba el récord del mundo de 50 braza a Lilly King

Pilato, de 16 años, ha rebajado con 29.30 el anterior récord mundial de 50 braza de la estadounidense Lilly King. Lo ha hecho en las semifinales del Europeo.

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NC State’s Nyls Korstanje Clocks Olympic-Qualifying 100 Fly Time

After falling just .01 short of the Dutch Olympic qualifying standard in the men’s 100 fly last month, Nyls Korstanje got it done today.


2021 European Swimming Championships: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

Follow along for updates on all the action from Budapest as racing gets underway on day 6 of the European Swimming Championships.


Kristof Milak Ties European Championship Record in 100 Fly Prelims

Kristof Milak has tied the European Championship Record in the men’s 100 fly in prelims on Saturday morning. He’s the top qualifier into the semi-finals.


Benedetta Pilato Breaks World Jr, European Championship Records in 50 Breast

Benedetta Pilato has cracked the World Junior and European Championship Records in the 50 breaststroke with her 5th sub-30 second swim.


Austrian, Serbian, Estonian, and Slovak Records Fall in Men’s 50 Free Prelims

Heiko Gigler (above) set a new Austrian Record in the 50 free during a swim-off heat on Saturday. The man he beat – Andrej Barna – set a Serbian Record.

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Katinka Hosszu se convierte en la máxima medallista de la historia en Europeos

Katinka Hosszu ha superado a Sarah Sjostrom como la máxima medallista de la historia en Campeonatos de Europa en LCM, con 23 medallas.

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Simona Quadarella Happy with Untapered Euro Performances Heading into Tokyo

Reigning world champion Simona Quadarella successfully defended her 1500 free Euro title in dominant fashion, soaring to victory in a time of 15:53.59