Russia Takes LEN Trophy At 2018 Euros, But Italy Was Strong Runner-Up

2018 LEN EUROPEAN AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Russia not only topped the overall medal table at the 2018 European Championships, but the nation also took home the LEN Trophy with its total point count of 1183. Russia comfortably finished ahead of Italy, who finished 3rd in the medal table, but took 2nd in the points with 1138. Great Britain rounded out the top 3 in 1125 points in all.

As announced last year, the prize values were increased to a total of  €220,000  across LEN meets for 2018. Below are the specific rewards announced:

New Prizes:

  • European Record bonus – €5,000 (5,900 USD)
  • World Record bonus – €10,000 (11,800 USD)
  • Best performance of the meet – €20,000 (23,600 USD)
  • Top 12 male and female swimmers will each receive prize money based on top performances, including €20,000 (23,600 USD) for the top performers.

Over the course of the 2018 European Championships, the following records were broken, including 2 World Records in the form of Adam Peaty’s 100m breaststroke and Kliment Kolesnikov’s 50m backstroke.

 

Record Mark Name Event Date
50m FREESTYLE WOMEN
CR 23.74
SWE

SJOESTROEM Sarah
50m FREESTYLE WOMEN
Final
04 Aug 2018
200m FREESTYLE WOMEN
CR 1:54.95
FRA

BONNET Charlotte
200m FREESTYLE WOMEN
Final
06 Aug 2018
50m BACKSTROKE WOMEN
CR 27.21
GBR

DAVIES Georgia
50m BACKSTROKE WOMEN
Heat 5
04 Aug 2018
ER 27.21
GBR

DAVIES Georgia
50m BACKSTROKE WOMEN
Heat 5
04 Aug 2018
200m BACKSTROKE WOMEN
CR 2:06.18
ITA

PANZIERA Margherita
200m BACKSTROKE WOMEN
Final
09 Aug 2018
50m BREASTSTROKE WOMEN
CR 29.66
RUS

EFIMOVA Yuliya
50m BREASTSTROKE WOMEN
Semi-Final 2
08 Aug 2018
100m BREASTSTROKE WOMEN
CR 1:05.53
RUS

EFIMOVA Yuliya
100m BREASTSTROKE WOMEN
Final
05 Aug 2018
4 X 100m FREESTYLE RELAY MIXED
CR 3:22.07
FRA

FRANCE
4 X 100m FREESTYLE RELAY MIXED
Final
08 Aug 2018
4 X 200m FREESTYLE RELAY MIXED
CR 7:28.43
GER

GERMANY
4 X 200m FREESTYLE RELAY MIXED
Final
04 Aug 2018
4 X 100m MEDLEY RELAY MIXED
CR 3:40.18
GBR

GREAT BRITAIN
4 X 100m MEDLEY RELAY MIXED
Final
06 Aug 2018
ER 3:40.18
GBR

GREAT BRITAIN
4 X 100m MEDLEY RELAY MIXED
Final
06 Aug 2018
4 X 100m MEDLEY RELAY WOMEN
CR 3:54.22
RUS

RUSSIA
4 X 100m MEDLEY RELAY WOMEN
Final
09 Aug 2018
50m FREESTYLE MEN
CR 21.11
GBR

PROUD Benjamin
50m FREESTYLE MEN
Semi-Final 1
08 Aug 2018
50m BACKSTROKE MEN
WR 24.00
RUS

KOLESNIKOV Kliment
50m BACKSTROKE MEN
Final
04 Aug 2018
CR 24.00
RUS

KOLESNIKOV Kliment
50m BACKSTROKE MEN
Final
04 Aug 2018
ER 24.00
RUS

KOLESNIKOV Kliment
50m BACKSTROKE MEN
Final
04 Aug 2018
200m BACKSTROKE MEN
CR 1:53.36
RUS

RYLOV Evgeny
200m BACKSTROKE MEN 08 Aug 2018
ER 1:53.36
RUS

RYLOV Evgeny
200m BACKSTROKE MEN
Final
08 Aug 2018
50m BREASTSTROKE MEN
CR 26.09
GBR

PEATY Adam
50m BREASTSTROKE MEN
Final
08 Aug 2018
100m BREASTSTROKE MEN
WR 57.10
GBR

PEATY Adam
100m BREASTSTROKE MEN
Final
04 Aug 2018
CR 57.10
GBR

PEATY Adam
100m BREASTSTROKE MEN
Final
04 Aug 2018
ER 57.10
GBR

PEATY Adam
100m BREASTSTROKE MEN
Final
04 Aug 2018
200m BREASTSTROKE MEN
CR 2:06.80
RUS

CHUPKOV Anton
200m BREASTSTROKE MEN
Final
06 Aug 2018
ER 2:06.80
RUS

CHUPKOV Anton
200m BREASTSTROKE MEN
Final
06 Aug 2018
50m BUTTERFLY MEN
CR 22.48
UKR

GOVOROV Andriy
50m BUTTERFLY MEN
Final
07 Aug 2018
100m BUTTERFLY MEN
CR 50.64
ITA

CODIA Piero
100m BUTTERFLY MEN
Final
09 Aug 2018
200m BUTTERFLY MEN
CR 1:52.79
HUN

MILAK Kristof
200m BUTTERFLY MEN
Final
05 Aug 2018
4 X 200m FREESTYLE RELAY MEN
CR 7:05.32
GBR

GREAT BRITAIN
4 X 200m FREESTYLE RELAY MEN
Final
05 Aug 2018
4 X 100m MEDLEY RELAY MEN
CR 3:30.44
GBR

GREAT BRITAIN
4 X 100m MEDLEY RELAY MEN
Final
09 Aug 2018

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Loretta Race

After 16 years at a Fortune 1000 financial company, long-time swimmer Retta Race decided to change lanes and pursue her sporting passion. She currently is Coach for the Northern KY Swordfish Masters, a team she started up in December 2013, while also offering private coaching. Retta is also an MBA …

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