Russia reached the 50 gold medal mark at the Baku 2015 European Games after their swimmers claimed half of the eight gold medals on offer here tonight.
Russia may be the big battalion in the European Games swimming, but Britain ruled the pool on the first day of competition as they won three of the seven golds on offer thanks to Abbie Wood in the opening women’s 4x100 metres individual medley, Holly Hibbott in the 800m freestyle and the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay team.
Swimming and gymnastics vault ahead as rate of increase slows in IOC revenue distributions to summer sports
Swimming and gymnastics are the biggest winners and modern pentathlon the biggest loser in the new revenue distribution framework finalised by members of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) here this week.
Turkish Olympic Committee to stage international swimming event to commemorate Battle of Gallipoli centenary
The Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) has announced it is to stage an international swimming event to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Gallipoli.
So it’s official. Swimmers make the best lovers. (That is, according to the latest research published by the British Heart Foundation.)