Hosszu Earns Two Golds, Dutch Lower WR on Day Three of SC Euros

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Here you’ll find all you need to follow along live with the 2017 European Short Course Championships day three finals session.

This session’s events include:

  • Men’s 50m Freestyle Semi-Final
  • Women’s 100m Freestyle Final
  • Men’s 100m Breaststroke Semi-Final
  • Women’s 200m Backstroke Final
  • Men’s 200m Individual Medley Final
  • Women’s 200m Butterfly Final
  • Women’s 100m Breaststroke Final
  • Men’s 100m Backstroke Final
  • Women’s 100m Individual Medley Final
  • Men’s 1500m Freestyle Final
  • Men’s 50m Freestyle Final
  • Women’s 4x50m Freestyle Relay Final

For event-by-event coverage, check below. Hit “refresh” for the latest coverage.

Full Results

Men’s 50m Freestyle Semi-Final

Russia’s Vladimir Morozov got the action in Copenhagen underway by posting the fastest time in the men’s 50m freestyle, earning him the middle lane in tomorrow’s final. Morozov’s time of 20.45 also bettered the old championship record of 20.48 in the event, set by France’s Amaury Leveaux in 2008. The second fastest time of the semi-finals came from Britain’s Benjamin Proud in 20.70. The third spot went to Poland’s Pawel Juraszek with his 20.95. Taking lane eight in tomorrow’s finals will be Italy’s Marco Orsi, who swam a 21.23 to earn that spot.

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Women’s 100m Freestyle Final

The Netherlands’ Ranomi Kromowidjojo earned herself a gold medal and a championship record in the process. Kromowidjojo’s time of 50.95, was the only sub-50 second time in the field and it dipped under her countrywoman, Inge Dekker’s old record of 51.35 set in 2009. Swedish sprit star Sarah Sjostrom nabbed the silver in 51.03. Denmark’s Pernille Blume touched third in 51.63. Taking fourth was France’s Charlotte Bonnet in 51.65 while Femke Heemskerk touched fifth in 51.93. Taking sixth was Marie Wattel in 52.25. Rounding out the finals heat was Federica Pelligrini out of Italy in 52.97 while Russia’s Rozaliya Nasretdinova touched eighth in 53.24.

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Men’s 100m Breaststroke Semi-Final

Russia’s Kirill Progoda swam to a semi-final victory with a 56.02 which dipped under the previous European record 56.16, set by his countryman Oleg Kostin earlier this year. Great Britain’s Adam Peaty turned in a 56.24 from heat one in the semi-finals while Dutchman Arno Kamminga earned the third spot from heat two in 56.60. Taking the final spot in tomorrow’s final was Nicolo’ Martinenghi, whose time of 57.60 just dips under the World Junior and European Junior record.

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Women’s 200m Backstroke Final

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu earned her first win of the session by swimming a 2:01.59 ahead of Ukraine’s Daryna Zevina 2:02.27. The bronze went to Italy’s Margherita Panziera with her time of 2:02.43. Britain’s Kathryn Greenslade and Hungary’s Kata Burian took fourth and fifth in 2:04.75 and 2:04.94, respectively. Taking sixth was Kira Toussaint out of the Netherlands in 2:05.55. Russia’s Anastasia Avdeeva touched seventh while Africa Zamorano Sanz took eighth.

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Men’s 200m Individual Medley Final

Germany’s Philip Heintz earned gold in the men’s 200 I.M. by turning in a time of 1:52.41 while the silver went to Greece’s Andreas Vazaios in 1:53.27. The bronze was given to Norway’s Tomoe Zenimoto Hvas in a time of 1:54.16. Taking fourth was Portugal’s Diogo Felipe Carvalho in a 1:54.18. Touching in fifth was Israel’s Yakov Yan Toumarkin who swam a 1:54.66 while Kyle Stolk took sixth. Alexis Manacas Santos and Simon Sjoedin took seventh and eighth.

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Women’s 200m Butterfly Final

Germany’s Franziska Hentke swam a 2:03.92 to take the gold in the women’s 200m butterfly. Italy’s Ilaria Bianchi was right behind in 2:04.22 for the silver while France’s Lara Grangeon put together a 2:04.31 for the bronze. Taking fourth was Hungary’s Boglarka Kapas in 2:06.02 while the fifth spot was taken by Britain’s Charlotte Atkinson in 2:06.19. Touching sixth was Turkey’s Nida Eliz Ustundag. Rounding out the field was Lilian Szilagyi and Stefania Pirozzi in seventh and eighth respectively.

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Women’s 100m Breaststroke Semi-Final

Finland’s Jenna Laukkanen earned the middle lane in tomorrow’s final heat by edging out Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte, with her 1:04.89 to Meilutyte’s 1:04.95. Posting the third fastest time was Spain’s Jessica Vall Montero with a 1:05.04. Taking the eighth spot in the semi-final was Ireland’s Mona McSharry in a 1:05.40.

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Men’s 100m Backstroke Final

After breaking the World Junior and European Junior records in yesterday’s semi-final, Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov lowered both those records yet again. This time the young backstroke star dipped under 49-seconds by swimming a 48.99. Italy’s Simone Sabbioni swam a 49.68 for the silver while Robert-Andrei Glinta out of Germany earned the bronze in 49.99. Germany’s Christian Diener swam a 50.13 for fourth while the Polish pair of Radoslaw Kawecki and Kacper Stokowski touched in fifth and sixth respectively. Taking seventh and eighth was Andrei Shabasov and Apostolos Christou.

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Women’s 100m Individual Medley Final

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu earned herself another gold medal by swimming a 56.97 ahead of Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom‘s 57.92 while the bronze went to Norway’s Susann Bjoernson with her time of 59.26. Fourth place went to Dutchwoman Marrit Steenbergen while Israel’s Amit Ivri touched fifth. Taking sixth and seventh was Austria’s Lena Kreundl and Finland’s Jenna Laukkanen while eighth went to Evelyn Verraszto.

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Men’s 1500m Freestyle Final

Ukraine’s Mykhaylo Romanchuk won the men’s mile in Copenhagen with a 14:14.59. Taking silver was Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri in 14:22.93 while Norway’s Henrik Christiansen took the bronze with a time of 14:25.66. In fourth was Denmark’s and N.C. State’s Anton Ipsen with a time of 14:30.94. Fifth and sixth went to Sweden’s Victor Johansson and The Czech Republic’s Jan Micka. Taking seventh was France’s Damien Joly while Hungary’s David Lakatos took eighth.


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Men’s 50m Freestyle Final

After winning his semi-final heat and lowering the championship record earlier in the session, Russia’s Vladimir Morozov took the gold and lowered the CR yet again by posting a 20.31. Britain’s Benjamin Proud swam a 20.66 for the silver while Italy’s Lucca Dotto earned the bronze with a time of 20.78. Coming in fourth and fifth was the Polish pair of Pawel Juraszek and Konrad Czerniak while Greece’s Kristian Gkolomeev and Russia’s Sergei Fesikov took sixth and seventh. Rounding out the field in eighth was Italy’s Marco Orsi.

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Women’s 4x50m Freestyle Relay Final

The Dutch quartet of Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Femke Heemskerk, Tamara Van Vliet and Valeire Van Roon put together a World Record performance on their way to winning gold in a time of 1:33.91. The Netherlands’ time lowers their own record which they set in Qatar in 2014. The Swedish squad of Michelle Coleman, Sarah Sjostrom, Louise Hansson and Natalie Lindborg turned in a time of 1:35.92 for the silver while Denmark’s team of Emilie Beckmann, Mie Oe Nielsen, Julie Kepp Jensen and Pernille Blume earned the bronze with their production of a 1:36.02. France and Russia touched in fourth and fifth while Norway and Hungary took sixth and seventh. Italy was disqualified for a false start on their third swimmer, Elena Di Liddo. 

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Author: Jason Tillotson

Jason Tillotson is a junior at American University where he is majoring in Foreign Language Communication with a minor in Marketing. He is also a coach for Nation's Capital Swim Club.

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