Italian Luca Dotto raced to a 46.11 for the 2017 European Short Course Championships title in the men’s 100 freestyle. He was nearly a half second ahead of the competition. Pieter Timmers of Belgium earned silver with a 46.54. Rounding out the podium, also under 47 seconds was Duncan Scott of Great Britain in a 46.64.
The next trio were tightly bunched: Poland’s Konrad Czerniak (47.01), Lithuania’s Simonas Bilis (47.09) and Hungary’s Dominik Kozma (47.13). Russia’s Mikhail Vekovishchev (47.51) and Hungary’s Nandor Nemeth (47.60) also competed in the final.