Two women were under the four minute marker in the final of the 400 freestyle at the 2017 European Short Course Championships. Hungarian¬†Boglarka Kapas¬†got her hand to the wall first. She touched in 3:58.15. Just under a second behind her was Germany’s¬†Sarah Koehler¬†in 3:59.12. Liechenstein’s¬†Julia Hassler¬†finished third with a 4:02.43 to take the bronze medal.
Spain’s¬†Melanie Costa Schmid¬†(4:04.47) and Portugal’s¬†Diana Margarida Duraes¬†battled for fourth as the duo finished in 4:04.47 and 4:04.61 respectively.
Great Britain’s¬†Kathryn Greenslade¬†(4:06.05), Italy’s¬†Simona Quadarella¬†(4:07.34) and Russian¬†Veronika Andrusenko¬†(4:08.50) were sixth, seventh, and eighth.