Europe

Bon Voyage Balaton: Organizers Choose Lupa to Host 2020 European Open Water

The shift will bring open water swimming much closer to the city than it was at the 2017 World Championships.

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Katarzyna Wilk Continues Historic Meet With 100 Free Polish Record

After a stunning performance on night 1 of the 2019 Polish National Swimming Championships where she became the first Polish woman ever under 25 seconds in the 50m freestyle, Katarzyna Wilk was back at it on night 2.

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Majchrzak Nails 1:47.3 200 Free While Wilk Collects 2nd Polish Record

Kacper Majchrzak clocked his fastest 200m free time in a year to take the gold medal tonight at Polish Nationals.

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Mark Szaranek Joins Elite Group At University of Stirling Through 2020

On the heels of having been announced as one of the members of Great Britain’s 2019 World University Games squad, Mark Szaranek has joined the University of Stirling talent hotbed.

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Katarzyna Wilk Becomes First Polish Woman Under 25 Seconds in 50 Free

24-year-old Pawel Juraszek kicked off his 2019 Polish Nationals campaign with a convincing win in the men’s 50m freestyle tonight in Olsztyn.

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(Video): Yulia Efimova unsure if she will swim 200 breast at Worlds

Yulia Efimova explained to SwimSwam whether she will swim the 200 breaststroke at World Championships or not. Efimova placed 3rd in the event at Russian Nationals, what theoretically would leave her out from defending her 2017 world champion title.

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12 Meet Records Broken at Russian Youth Swimming Championships

Andrei Chulkov was the top award winner at the meet, taking 8 total medals – including 6 golds.

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Lithuania Names 8 Swimmers to World Championships Roster; No Meilutyte

The roster will be led by Danas Rapsys, who won the 200 and 400 free at last weekend’s FINA Champions Series.

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Czech Swimmers Aim For Worlds Qualification In Pardubice

The 4th fastest 1500m freestyler in the world this season, Jan Micka, will be competing this weekend in Pardubice.

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On-Fire Margherita Panziera Joins ISL Aqua Centurions

The ISL Team Aqua Centurions’ roster continues to grow as Italian National Record holder Margherita Panziera has been announced as joining the squad for its inaugural season.

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Filippo Magnini’s 4-Year Ban Upheld, Santucci Acquitted

Retired Italian swimmer Filippo Magnini has lost his appeal, as the National Anti-doping Tribunal has upheld the freestyle ace’s 4-year ban on competitive swimming. 

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Wojdak & Kawecki Among Poles Ready For National Championships

Wojciech Wojdak, the man who scored silver in the 800m freestyle at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, is heading to the Polish National Championships this week.

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Sarah Sjostrom probably won’t swim the 200 free at World Championships

Olympic Champion Sarah Sjostrom grabbed 5 golds and one silver at the Budapest stop of the FINA Champions Swim Series. There she explained us why she probably won’t swim the 200 free at the World Championships this summer and her plans for the 100 fly.

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Phenom Whittle Gears Up For European Jrs With East Midland Wins

14-year-old Jacob Whittle continues to make waves heading into this summer’s European Junior Championships.

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Teen Van Selm Continues Momentum With London Regional Medal Haul

Bromley teen Tamryn Van Selm, the 15-year-old who broke through in a big way at the British National Swimming Championships this past April and carried her speed into the London Regionals last weekend.

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