Sarah Sjostrom, Louise Hansson Lead Sweden’s European Championships team

Sarah Sjostrom. Photo Courtesy: SIPA USA
Sweden announced the roster on Wednesday. Eight women and 11 men will participate at the meet in August in Glasgow, Scotland.
Sjostrom is scheduled to compete in the 50 and 100 frees, as well as the 50m and 100m fly — her lineup from the Swim Open in Stockholm where she dominated with the world’s top times in the butterfly events.

Meanwhile, Hansson is coming off of a successful NCAA championships, winning the national title in the 100-yard butterfly.

Here is the rest of the lineup:


Hanna Eriksson, Jönköping S, 200 fr, 400 fr

Jessica Eriksson, Uddevalla S, 50 br

Louise Hansson, Helsingborg S, 100 fj, 50 fj, 100 fr

Sophie Hansson, Helsingborg S, 50, 100, 200 br

Sara Junevik, Falu S, 50 och 100 fj

Magdalena Kuras, SK Triton, lag

Ida Lindborg, Malmö KK, 50 ry

Sarah Sjöström, Södertörn S, 50, 100 fr 50, 100 fj


Christoffer Carlsen, Helsingborg S, 100 fr

Gustaf Dahlman, Västerås S, lag

Isak Eliasson, Spårvägen S, lag

Robin Hanson, Järfälla S, lag

Gustav Hökfelt, SK Neptun, 50, 100, 200 rygg

Victor Johansson, Jönköping S, 400 fr, 800 fr, 1500 fr

Adam PaulssonSK Elfsborg, 400 fr, 400 me

Erik Persson, Kungsbacka S, 100, 200 bröstsim

Björn Seeliger, Södertälje S, 50 frisim

Simon Sjödin, SK Neptun, 100 fj

Johannes Skagius, Sundsvall S, 50 och 100 br


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Author: Daniel D'Addona

Dan D'Addona is the lead college swim writer for Swimming World. He has covered swimming at all levels since 2003, including the NCAA championships, USA nationals, Duel in the Pool and Olympic trials. He is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a graduate of Central Michigan University. He currently lives in Holland, Michigan, where he also is the Sports Editor at The Holland Sentinel.

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