European Championships

2021 European Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

The Netherlands’ Kira Toussaint will look to finish off the sprint backstroke double on Friday as she takes on GBR’s Kathleen Dawson in the women’s 100 back.


Dawson Wins Euro 100 Back Title (Again) In Re-Swim, Panziera Jumps To Silver

Kathleen Dawson thrived under the pressure of having to race the 100 back final a second time, reaffirming her gold medal victory in a time of 58.49.


Molly Renshaw Says Pandemic “Lit a fire in me” After Being Out of the Water

Molly Renshaw took control of the women’s 200 breaststroke, opening a huge lead on the field to ultimately earn the victory in 2:21.34.

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Federica Pellegrini Did Not Plan to Race 200 Freestyle at 2021 European Champs

Following her 2nd place finish in the 200m freestyle at the European Championships, Federica Pellegrini said that she did not even intend to swim the event.


Great Britain’s Banner Night Yields Trio Of Golds & Medal Table Lead

Take a look at the overall medal standings through day 5 of the European Championships, with a new leader atop the table.

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2021 LEN European Swimming Championship Day 5 Photo Vault

Here are the most beautiful images of the races of day 5 at the 2021 LEN European Swimming Championship in Budapest, Hungary

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Positive COVID-19 Tests Block 4 Turkish Swimmers From Euros

The trio of Turkish swimmers tested positive for the virus upon arrival at their training base in Ankara following a meet in Edirne.


Kathleen Dawson on 100 Back Win: “It was definitely a fight for me by the end”

In the re-swim, Dawson got the job done again. Though she loses her PB of 58.18, she still owns the meet record and keeps her European gold medal.


Leon Marchand Sprains Finger in Warmup, Leaves European Championships Early

Leon Marchand, the French Record holder in the 400 IM, sprained his finger in the warmup pool and will head home early from the European Championships.


Women’s 100 Back Final At Euros To Be Re-Swum Due To Timing System Failure

Kathleen Dawson won the initial race in a European Championship Record of 58.18, which will no longer count due to a timing error.


Great Britain Women Now Lead Tokyo Olympic Wildcard in 800 Free Relay

Freya Anderson anchored the Great Britain women’s 800 free relay to victory, moving them into the top Olympic Wildcard spot.


Gorbenko Breaks Fourth Different Israeli Record at 2021 Euros: 2:10.35 in 200IM

Anastasia Gorbenko is continuing her onslaught through the Israeli swimming national record book with a national-best 2:10.35 in the 200 IM.

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Malyutin Joins 1:44 Club En Route To 200 Free Euros Gold

The men’s 200m free was a lights-out race, as another member of the 1:44 club has been officially initiated with Russia’s Martin Malyutin’s 1:44.79 victory.


Switzerland’s Lisa Mamie Claims 200 Breast Silver In New Record

Making it onto the podium tonight with the silver medal in the women’s 200m breaststroke event was Lisa Mamie of Switzerland.

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Mityukov and Santos Crack National Records in 200 Back Semifinal

Roman Mityukov (above) destroyed his Swiss National Record from January by more than a seconds. Francisco Santos beat his Portuguese National Record by .18.

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