Looking ahead to the Tokyo Olympics, there appears to be a crowded field in the men’s 800 freestyle relay, with no clear favorite for the gold.
German national age record holder Artem Selin threw down the fastest 50m free time of his career in 21.25 to beat the big dogs in Russia.
Stanford-bound Andrei Minakov logged a PB of 47.22 to take bronze in the 100m free behind Vladislav Grinev and Mikhail Vekovishchev in St. Petersburg.
It’s a rematch of 2017, with bronze medalist Duncan Scott (Great Britain) taking on gold medalist Danas Rapsys (Lithuania) in the men’s 200 free.
Scotland’s most decorated Commonwealth Games athlete ever, Duncan Scott, is well on his way to making a huge mark on these European SC Championships.
Katinka Hosszu is after her third-straight Short Course Euro title in the women’s 400 IM, one of six finals on opening night.
A strong Russian squad, led by Oleg Kostin, Aleksandr Popkov, and Alexander Kudashev are all threats to win gold in the men’s butterfly events.
Russia’s Vlad Morozov is coming off earning the World Cup Series title for the men, but will he have what it takes to continue the winning trend in Glasgow?
The team will look to replicate their performance in the 2017 edition of this meet where they finished top of the medal table.
Kliment Kolesnikov and Maria Kameneva each won 100 back titles on day 2 of Russia’s Short Course Nationals, Kameneva improving to 56.67.
Hear what stars such as American Michael Andrew had to say on the final night of the FINA World Cup in Kazan, the penultimate stop.
Reigning Russian national champion Vladislav Grinev got under the 48-second barrier tonight in Kazan, taking over the top spot in the 100m free rankings.
Russia put up some powerful performances on its home soil, including a 21.71 50m free gold medal-winning effort from Vlad Morozov.
Katinka Hosszu will look to set herself up for a fourth consecutive world championship win in the 400 IM during the final preliminary session.
Zach Apple will swim the freestyle leg for the American men on the prelim relay in the 400 medley, joined by Matt Grevers, Michael Andrew and Jack Conger.