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.
Sergio de Celis broke the 100 free national record with a 48.41 opening leg of Spain’s record-setting 4×100 free relay (3:13.73) on Sunday in Rome.
This week’s European championships will give teams one more chance to qualify a relay ahead of this summer’s Tokyo Olympics.