(Race Video) Sebastiaan Verschuren Anchors Netherlands To 800 Free Relay Victory

Photo Courtesy: Gian Mattia Dalberto/Lapresse

The Netherlands picked up another relay victory as the nation topped the men’s 800-meter free relay at the 2016 European Championships.

Dion Dreesens (1:47.92), Maarten Brzoskowski (1:46.55), Kyle Stolk (1:47.88) and Sebastiaan Verschuren (1:45.47) cranked out the victory in 7:07.82.

Belgium’s Louis Croenen (1:48.47), Glenn Surgeloose (1:46.12), Dieter Dekoninck (1:47.70) and Pieter Timmers (1:45.99) finished second overall in a time of 7:08.28.

Italy’s Mitch D’Arrigo (1:47.57), Filippo Magnini (1:47.82), Luca Dotto (1:47.52) and Gabriele Detti (1:45.39) placed third in 7:08.30.

Poland (7:08.31), France (7:09.18), Great Britain (7:10.73), Hungary (7:12.99) and Israel (7:16.82) also swam in the finale.

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