Europe

Get Ready For Euros By Watching Ben Proud’s Monster 21.16 50 Free

With the European Championships kicking off in less than 20 days, re-live some of the action building up to the big event in the form of British swimmer Ben Proud’s furious 50m free from last month.

  7 Comments

Greece Gains Advantage On Italy at European Water Polo Championships

Greece won the big game of Day 2, edging out Italy and gaining advantage in the race for the top spot in Group A. The other matches saw the favorites doing their jobs, this time it was Hungary’s turn to score more than 30 goals and set a new national record.

  Comment First!

Zips Add Commitment from England’s Olivia Gardner for 2018-19

Olivia Gardner from England’s Ellesmere College Titans has announced she will swim for the Akron Zips next year.

  Comment First!

LA Invite Day 1: Hosszu Reuniting with USC Coach Dave Salo Until Euros

Katinka Hosszu is racing at the 2018 LA Invite this weekend, and told SwimSwam that she is training at USC until Euros in August.

  16 Comments

Swim England Introduces 5 New National Performance Centers

Swim England has announced the creation of five new National Swimming Performance Centers aimed at supporting the nation’s emerging talent.

  4 Comments

Mark Szaranek Finding His Stride Alongside Ryan Lochte

Scottish swimmer Mark Szaranek is finding his form by racing American Ryan Lochte everyday in practice.

  29 Comments

Andrii Govorov: The Super-Normal Man Who Set a World Record

With the collaboration of Stefano Nurra, a video analyst and coach for the Turkish Swimming Federation, the Energy Standard Swim Club,…

  7 Comments

Sweden Announces Qualifying Criteria for 2018 Short Course Worlds

Sarah Sjostrom didn’t race at the 2016 World Short Course Championships, but in 2014 she won 3 gold medals.

  1 Comment

LEN Unveils Medal Design for 2018 European Championships

Touch of Ginger designed the medals – they also designed the medals for the 2016 European Aquatics Championships.

  5 Comments

SwimSwam International Olympians Draft, Part 2

Which swimmers do we expect to dominate in Tokyo? How do we value up and coming swimmer’s chances? Do we expect aging stars to win more medals or fall off?

  14 Comments

British Record Holder Lizzie Simmonds Announces Retirement

British Record holder Elizabeth “Lizzie” Simmonds has announced her retirement from elite swimming.

  1 Comment

Predicting Tokyo: SwimSwam International Olympians Draft, Part 1

Which swimmers do we expect to dominate in Tokyo? How do we value up and coming swimmer’s chances? Do we expect aging stars to win more medals or fall off?

  30 Comments

Bonnet Sweeps Freestyle, Fratus With Another Sub-22 In Chartres

Charlotte Bonnet is keeping her stellar season streak going with a 50m-100m-200m trifecta in Chartres.

  2 Comments

Russia Tops Euro Jrs Medal Count, But Look Out For GBR & Israel

Russia topped the overall medal table for the 2018 European Junior Championships, but both Great Britain and Israel made great strides since just last year.

  19 Comments

Kristof Milak Doubles Down For Gold On Final Night Of Euro Juniors

Hungary’s Kristof Milak doubled down on gold, winning the men’s 200m free and 100m fly on the final night of European Junior Championships.

  20 Comments

Don't want to miss anything?

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive our latest updates!