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1999 European Championships: Day 4

DOUBLE GOLD FOR THE FRENCH Istanbul, Turkey – Day 4 of the European Swimming Championships was a day of glory for France, a day that also saw three European records

O’Neill Blasts Chinese Cheats

By Catronia Dixon Brisbane, Australia – Olympic and World champion Susie O’Neill has expressed suspicion over the recently-announced dramatic down-sizing of the Chinese swim team for next month’s Pan Pacific

1999 European Championships: Day 5

DUTCHMAN FLIES TO FOURTH GOLD By Craig Lord Istanbul, Turkey – There was no stopping the Flying Dutchman, Pieter van den Hoogenband, as he thundered to a 1:47.09 victory in

1999 European Championships: Day 3

POPOV DETHRONED!!! By Craig Lord Istanbul, Turkey – Alexander Popov, the Russian Rocket, was defeated in the 100m freestyle for the first time in eight years at a major international

Top Ten 100m Swims

By Josh Jeffrey With his European Championship record of 48.47, Holland’s Pieter van den Hoogenband became the third fastest 100m swimmer in history with the third fastest 100m swim. Top

1999 European Championships: Day 2

HOW SWEDE IT IS! KAMMERLING FLYS TO WORLD RECORD! By Craig Lord Istanbul, Turkey – Anna-Karin Kammerling, an 18-year-old student from Sundsvall in Sweden, set the first world record of

1999 European Championships: Day 1

By Craig Lord Istanbul, Turkey – The records started to fall on the first day of the 24th European Swimming Championships in Istanbul, the Dutch men’s 4x100m freestyle relay setting