European Championships

Zazz the Polymath Swims One of the Fastest Relay Splits in History in Kazan

27-year old Lorenzo Zazzeri joined a top 6 list that includes World Record holders and Olympic gold medalists on Tuesday at the European SC Championships.


Luc Kroon Breaks National Record with Negative-Split 400 Free for Dutch First

20-year old Luc Kroon won the 400 free in style: negative-splitting the race, and winning his country’s first-ever European Short Course gold in the event.

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Sjostrom And Kolesnikov Lead Point Rankings On Day 1 Of Short Course Euros

With 1 day down and 5 to go, the two sprint stars have thus far produced the two swims with the highest FINA point yield.

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Michele Lamberti Migliora Nuovamente Il RI Dei 50 Dorso: 22.79

Record italiano nei 50 dorso in vasca corta per Michele Lamberti, con il crono di 22.79 migliora quanto già fatto nel turno di batteria.

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Portugal’s Ana Catarina Monteiro Out Of SC Euros With Appendicitis

Monteiro, a 2020 Olympic semi-finalist in the women’s 200 fly, withdrew from the meet due to appendicitis but says she’s already back in the water training.

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Pilato, Sabbioni Among Big Names Eliminated In Heats On Day 1 of SC Euros

Pilato was the sixth-fastest swimmer in the women’s 100 breast prelims, but won’t advance to the semis after three Italians finished ahead of her.

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As Russian COVID-19 Cases Reach Record Highs, LEN Implements Strict Protocols

Russia is facing the highest (official) spike in COVID-19 cases in its history, and LEN has implemented strict protocols for this week’s European Championships.

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2021 European Short Course Championships: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Follow along for live results as we get into the first day of racing at the 2021 European Short Course Swimming Championships.


Italy’s Michele Lamberti Hits 22.91 Italian Record In 50 Back, 50.17 100 Fly

During the first session of the 2021 European Short Course Championships, Italy’s Lambreti posted 2 top 3 swims just moments apart.


Anastasiia Kirpichnikova Hits Russian 800 Freestyle NR With 8:08.44 Prelim Swim

During the first session of Short Course Euros, Kirpichnikova managed to shave 2 seconds off her own former Russian record in the event.

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Everything You Need To Know About The 2021 Short Course European Championships

Click here for all the links and all the information you’ll want to read ahead of the 2021 European Short Course Swimming Championships.


278,000 €, Plus Record Bonuses Up For Grabs At 2021 Short Course Euros

Since the LEN started giving out cash awards in 2017, Kliment Kolesnikov has topped the prize money rankings at both editions of the meet.

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Bilis And Liukkonen Pull Out Of Short Course Euros, Morozov Drops 100 IM

Lithuania’s Simonas Bilis and Ari-Pekka Liukkonen of Finland have both dropped their respective events at the upcoming meet in Kazan, Russia.

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Top 5 Men’s Races To Watch At 2021 European Short Course C’Ships

The 2021 European Short Course Championships are almost upon us, so let’s build the hype with the top 5 men’s races to watch in Kazan.


Short Course Euros Psych Sheets: Great Britain Opts Out, Sjostrom Will Race

The country’s decision not to race in Kazan means the absence of Olympic medalists Peaty, Dean, Scott, Anderson, and Dawson.