Two women were under the four minute marker in the final of the 400 freestyle at the 2017 European Short Course Championships. HungarianÂ Boglarka KapasÂ got her hand to the wall first. She touched in 3:58.15. Just under a second behind her was Germany’sÂ Sarah KoehlerÂ in 3:59.12. Liechenstein’sÂ Julia HasslerÂ finished third with a 4:02.43 to take the bronze medal.
Spain’sÂ Melanie Costa SchmidÂ (4:04.47) and Portugal’sÂ Diana Margarida DuraesÂ battled for fourth as the duo finished in 4:04.47 and 4:04.61 respectively.
Great Britain’sÂ Kathryn GreensladeÂ (4:06.05), Italy’sÂ Simona QuadarellaÂ (4:07.34) and RussianÂ Veronika AndrusenkoÂ (4:08.50) were sixth, seventh, and eighth.