Europe

Day 1 Flanders Cup Prelims: Hosszu Makes Multiple Splashes

Katinka Hosszu did her usual thing in the morning heats of the 2019 Flanders Cup.

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Scozzoli Looking Good In Geneva During Day 2 Prelims

The Italian who upset British speedster Adam Peaty at the 2017 European Short Course Championships, Fabio Scozzoli, is looking good in the men’s 50m breast at the Geneva Challenge.

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Madeleine Gough Swims 16:20 1500 to Open Up Barcelona Open

Lidon Munoz was the sole double event winner, taking the women’s 200 free and 50 fly.

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Preview: Peaty, Mcevoy Headlines Australian Miami Super Challenge Meet

Breaststroker Adam Peaty (pictured above) headlines a star studded field at the 2019 Miami Super Challenge.

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Metella Matches Prelims Prowess With 2 Geneva Meet Records

After claiming 2 top seeds in this morning’s heats of the Geneva International Challenge Meet, French National Record holder Mehdy Metella followed up with gold medals and 2 new meet standards to boot.

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Two-Time Spanish Olympian Duane da Rocha Retires at 31

Da Rocha was the 2014 European Champion in the 200 long course meters backstroke.

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Ikee, Hasegawa, Coleman & Thomas Headed To Michael Bohl Temporarily

A temporary, yet powerful training collaboration is about to go down at Griffith University later this week under storied Aussie coach Michael Bohl.

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Metella & Ugolkova Claim Top Spots For Tonight’s Finals In Geneva

Frenchman Mehdy Metella notched two top seeds heading into tonight’s finals in Geneva.

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Young Scots Headed To Geneva For Key Racing Experience

Scottish National Coach Alan Lynn says of his young swimmers taking on the Geneva International Challenge this weekend, “This is a great test for our swimmers and we hope they will enjoy the challenge of racing against high quality competitors in Switzerland.”

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Schooling, Hosszu Among Stacked Field Headed To 2019 Flanders Cup

Singapore’s Joseph Schooling looks to get his 2019 swimming underway at this weekend’s Flanders Cup in Antwerp, Belgium.

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Tusup Leaves Swimming To Tackle ‘Crazy Goal’ Of Professional Golfer

30-year-old Shane Tusup, former coach of multiple Olympic gold medalist Katinka Hosszu, has announced he will be engaging in an entirely new sporting endeavor.

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European Broadcasting Union To Televise Euro Meet In Luxembourg

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will join the European swimming federation (LEN) in providing “enhanced TV coverage” of the 2019 Euro Meet in Luxembourg later this month.

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British Counties Kick-off 2019 Swim Year

The City of Sunderland ASA New Year Meet is taking place this weekend, along with several county championships including Essex, Nottinghamshire and Suffolk.

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Teenager Malgil Makes Turkish History In 400 IM

At the Anadolu Yıldızlar Ligi Seçmesi ve Performans Tespit Yarışları meet in Mersin, Turkey at the end of last month, 13-year-old Atakan Malgil made waves with a new National Age Group Record in the men’s 400m IM.

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Recordings of Tamás Gyárfás Conversations Found in Graveyard

The recordings, which are cut from original conversations and were allegedly being used for blackmail, support prosecutors’ claims that the FINA Bureau Member and LEN Executive ordered the murder of a media rival in the 1990s. Gyárfás says that the edited recordings are misleading.

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