Hear from the Italian men’s 400 medley relay who set a championship record to close out Euros 2022, as well as the other medal winners from the final day.
After resetting her best time from 2013 in the semis, Ruta Meilutyte has the chance to reclaim the European title in the women’s 50 breaststroke.
Gregorio Paltrinieri aims to reclaim the European title in the men’s 1500 freestyle after winning three straight gold medals from 2012 to 2016.
This morning’s prelims session features heats of the men’s 50 free, women’s 200 fly, men’s 100 back, women’s 50 breast, men’s 200 IM, and mixed 4×200 relay.
Rodrigues’ record this morning marks the 7th event in which a Portuguese Record has been broken at this meet.
Day 3 prelims feature heats of the women’s 200 free, men’s 100 fly, women’s 50 back, men’s 200 breast, women’s 400 IM, and women’s 4×100 free relay.
Lopes roared to a massive new lifetime best of 2:11.92, blowing away his previous best of 2:13.69, which he had just set in early July of this year.
National record holder Alexis Santos will have a shot at improving upon his 12th place finish in the men’s 200 IM at the Rio 2016 Games.
Robert Glinta reset his Romanian Record in a time of 53.32, marking his first best time in the 100 backstroke in three years.
Nascimento shaved .01 seconds off his own Portuguese Record in the 50 free and half-a-second off a 11-years-old record in the 100 free.
Olympic champion in the women’ s200 fly, Mireia Belmonte of Spain, is among those elite heading to Portugal August 14th-16th.
José Machado, the national technical director of swimming in Portugal, says that his goal is 3 top 16 finishes in Tokyo: one more than the country had in 2016.
Miguel Nascimento and Rafaela Azevedo set two national records apiece at Portugal’s national championship meet, which wrapped up on Sunday.
Gregorio Paltrinieri and Mykhailo Romanchuk will renew acquaintances in the men’s 1500 after going 1-2 at the World Championships.
Portuguese Olympian Tamila Holub took the gold in the women’s 1500 freestyle in a winning time of 16:35.08…