European Championships

Greenbank Lowers Hours-Old British National 200 Back Record

Luke Greenbank did it again, breaking his own hours-old British national record in the men’s 200m backstroke for top seed here in Budapest.

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Dawson Blasts 58.18 100 Back Euros Gold As 6th Fastest Woman Ever

British ace Kathleen Dawson broke the European Championships record en route to 100m backstroke gold tonight in Budapest.


European Championship Winners Greeted By Family Via Video

Many of the gold medalists were caught by surprise when they noticed their respective family members waving to them on the giant screen.


Kameneva Scratches 100 Free, Gonzalez 200 Back on Day 5 of Euros

Russia’s Maria Kameneva has scratched the 100 free semifinals for tonight’s session, focusing instead on securing a medal in the 100 back final.


Luke Greenbank Breaks British Record in 200 Back, Jumps to World #4

Luke Greenbank now ranks just 1 spot behind Michael Phelps for 13th place in the all-time global rankings in the 200 meter backstroke.


2021 European Championships: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

The day 5 prelims docket includes events such as the men’s 50 breast, women’s 100 free, men’s 800, women’s 200 IM, men’s 200 back, and women’s 4×200 free.


Anton Chupkov Talks Training for 2nd 100 of 200 Breast in Post-Race Interview

Anton Chupkov defended his title in the 200 breast, turning 6th at the 100 (1:02.31) before closing in 1:04.68 (32.43/32.25) for a final time of 2:06.99.


Boglarka Kapas Loves 6k Fly Workouts Compared to Her Old 8k Distance Sessions

Boglarka Kapas assumed control of the women’s 200 fly final on the second 50 and cruised to victory in a time of 2:06.50, defending her title from 2018.


European Champ Robert Glinta Admits His Hair Gives Him Backstroke Power

Romanian Robert Glinta charged down the last few meters to emerge victorious in a razor-thin men’s 100 backstroke final, taking gold in a time of 52.88.


2021 European Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Italian legend Federica Pellegrini will look to win her fifth European LC title in the women’s 200 freestyle on Day 4 in Budapest.


2021 LEN European Swimming Championship Day 4 Photo Vault

2021 European swimming Championship will run through Sunday, May 23. This are the best moments of the 4th day of competition

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Kolesnikov Posts 52.09 Backstroke Relay Leadoff, Faster Than European Record

After placing 16th in the individual 100 backstroke, Kolesnikov redeemed himself on day 4 with a powerful 52.09 relay leg.


Kapas & Hosszu Inch Hungary Up The Euros Medal Table

World champion Boglarka Kapas helped move her nation of Hungary into the 3rd slot on the overall European Championships medal table.

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Switzerland Uses France Scratch to Move Into Last Wildcard Spot

Switzerland used a 50.98 butterfly split by Noe Ponti to move into the fourth Wildcard spot in the 400 mixed medley relay


Milak “Almost Threw Up” in the Call Room Before 1:51 200 Butterfly

Following his Championship record in the 200 butterfly, Kristof Milak explained that he felt “tense” before the race, almost throwing up in the call room.