Teams have been jockeying for the four Wildcard relay qualification places to secure a place at this summer’s Tokyo Olympics.
Apostolos Christou led off in 53.24 to lead the Greeks to a new national record and up to the 3rd Olympic Wildcard position
Greece’s time of 3:34.61 in the 400 medley relay moves them into the final Olympic Wildcard spot with four days left in qualifying.
The Canadian men improved their time in the 400 freestyle relay by nearly two seconds and now the Olympic Wildcard standings.
Anastasiya Shkurdai and the Belarusian women twice broke their national record in the 400 Medley Relay on the last day of Euros
Freya Anderson anchored the Great Britain women’s 800 free relay to victory, moving them into the top Olympic Wildcard spot.
Switzerland used a 50.98 butterfly split by Noe Ponti to move into the fourth Wildcard spot in the 400 mixed medley relay
Jonathan Atsu anchored France’s 800 free relay at today’s European Championships as they lead the Wildcard teams for Tokyo.
Great Britain used a new national record in the women’s 400 free relay to now lead the Wildcard spots for the Tokyo Olympics
This week’s European championships will give teams one more chance to qualify a relay ahead of this summer’s Tokyo Olympics.
The Hungarian Swimming Association made a joint statement with the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) announcing the decision earlier this week.
LEN President Paolo Barelli reassured all European National Federations today that the 2021 European Aquatic Championships will indeed proceed as planned.