Germany Nips Britain for Team Crown as Euro Short Course Champs End

DUBLIN, Ireland, December 14. GERMANY won the team title at the European Short Course Championships, which ended today in Dublin, but German supremacy was challenged by a resurgent British team. Both countries earned seven gold and six silver medals, but Germany had eight bronze medals to Britain's one. The Netherland finished third in the team race.

The final medal table is as follows:

Gold Silver Bronze

Germany 7 6 8

Britain 7 6 1

Netherlands 5 1 2

Slovenia 3 1 1

Hungary 3 0 1

Sweden 2 5 0

Russia 2 3 2

France 2 0 2

Finland 2 0 1

Italy 1 3 3

Ukraine 1 2 4

Czech Republic 1 2 1

Serbia-Montenegro 1 1 0

Slovakia 1 1 0

Austria 1 0 3

Spain 1 0 1

Belarus 0 1 3

Switzerland 0 1 1

Croatia 0 1 0

Iceland 0 1 0

Ireland 0 1 0

Denmark 0 0 2

Poland 0 0 2

Lithuania 0 0 1

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