WATCH: Day 1 Race Videos from 2019 ISL European Derby


  • Saturday, November 23 – Sunday, November 24, 2019
  • 5:00-7:00 PM Local Time (12:00 noon – 2:00 PM, U.S. Eastern Time)
  • London Aquatics Centre – London, England
  • Short Course Meters (SCM) format
  • European franchises: Aqua Centurions, Energy Standard, Iron, London Roar
  • Start Lists
  • Day 1 Complete Results (with Corrected MVP Standings)

Another meet meant more near-best times for Australian swimmer Minna Atherton, competing this weekend for the host London Roar at the European derby of the International Swimming League.

Atherton swam a 1:59.25, which is just .02 seconds away from Katinka Hosszu‘s World Record in the event. At her last meet in Budapest, Atherton broke the World Record in the 100 back.

Video of this race, and select others, from day 1 of the European derby are now available. Check them out below:

Women’s 100 Back – Minna Atherton – London Roar – 1:59.25 – Near Miss on the World Record

Women’s 100 Fly – Emma McKeon – London Roar – 55.95 – Emma McKeon starts her day with an upset over Sarah Sjostrom.

Men’s 100 Fly – Chad le Clos – Energy Standard – 49.34 – Chad le Clos remains unbeaten this season in the 100 fly

Men’s 50 Breast – Fabio Scozzoli – Aqua Centurions – 25.62 – Scozzoli ties European Record as Adam Peaty finishes 4th

Women’s 400 IM – Katinka Hosszu – Iron – 4:25.24 – Katinka Hosszu remains unbeaten in the 400 IM and picks up her 8th ISL event win of the season

Men’s 50 Free – Florent Manaudou – Energy Standard – 20.57 – Florent Manaudou holds off Vlad Morozov in battle of sprint titans

Women’s 400 Medley Relay – Energy Standard – 3:26.55 – with a trio of 41-second splits, the Energy Standard women cruise to another 400 free relay win

Women’s 50 Free – Cate Campbell – London Roar – 23.48 – Cate Campbell becomes the first swimmer this season to beat Sarah Sjostrom in a 50 free

Women’s 50 Back – Minna Atherton – London Roar – 26.05 – Atherton wins again, though not as fast as Budapest

Men’s 50 Back – Guilherme Guido – London Roar – 22.82 – Guilherme Guido continues in role as unlikely hero for the London Roar

Women’s 200 Free – Kayla Sanchez – Energy Standard – 1:52.72 – Kayla Sanchez‘s coming out party is in London, as she wins the women’s 200 free by half-a-second

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Texas Tap Water
4 years ago

This is infinitely more exciting than World Cup

4 years ago

Give us the Peaty 200 Br!!!

Reply to  Entgegen
4 years ago

against what?

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