Although Turkey won’t be racing in tonight’s mixed medley relay final, its breaststroker Emre Sakci just put up the fastest split in history.
Szebasztian Szabo of Hungary tied his own Short Course World Record in the 50 meter fly. During semis, he broke the SC Euros record.
The Italian Swimming Federation won its 1,000th medal at the European Championships (LCM & SCM) with silver in the mixed 4 x 50 freestyle relay Saturday.
Martinenghi, Miressi, di Pietro, Mora, and Rivolta broke 5 Italian Records on the penultimate day of the 2021 European Championships in Kazan on Saturday.
17-year-old David Popovici just earned the first elite senior international title of his career, taking the men’s 200m freestyle tonight in Kazan
Ceccon ran down countryman Alberto Razzetti to win silver and break the National Record in the 200 IM before winning his semi-final in 50 fly.
Anastasia Kirpichnikova swam an uncannily similar 1500 freestyle to Sarah Kohler’s world record-breaking swim back in 2019.
Chikunova has now broken the world junior record four different times.
Popovici was back in action in Kazan and managed to undercut his own 200 freestyle national record from just a few weeks ago.
By hitting a 22.47 during the 50 butterfly heats at Short Course Euros, Rivolta becomes the 4th man this year to hold the Italian national record.
The Russian women won gold in a race that saw four countries lower their respective National Records.
Nicolo Martinenghi hit a new national record for Italy in the men’s 100m breaststroke, capturing European Short Course Championships gold.
The 1500m freestyle saw a new champion step onto the podium, as Germany’s Florian Wellbrock denied Italian Gregorio Paltrinieri repeat gold from 2 years ago.
The women’s 100m IM event saw Polish swimmer Alicja Tchorz surge to the wall first, busting out a new national record of 57.82.
Kotryna Teterevkova erased her Lithuanian Record from the prelims to advance into Friday’s final in the women’s 200 breaststroke.