1954 European Aquatics Championships

The 1954 LEN European Aquatics Championships were held 31 August – 5 September in Turin, Italy. In swimming, butterfly events were contested for the first time; 100 m for women and 200 m for men.

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Italy)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Hungary96318
2  Soviet Union43411
3  East Germany2002
4  Netherlands1214
5  France1113
6  West Germany1023
7  Sweden0213
8  Italy*0112
  Yugoslavia0112
10  Denmark0101
  Poland0101
12  Great Britain0033
13  Austria0011
Totals (13 nations)18181854

Medal summaryEdit

DivingEdit

Men's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Roman Brener
  Soviet Union
153.26 Gennadiy Udalov
  Soviet Union
141.16 Christian Piré
  France
136.97
10 m platform
details
Roman Brener
  Soviet Union
144.01 Mikhail Chachba
  Soviet Union
142.06 Peter Heatly
  Great Britain
133.59
Women's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Valentina Chumicheva
  Soviet Union
129.45 Birte Christoffersen-Hanson
  Sweden
127.79 Lyubov Zhigalova
  Soviet Union
125.30
10 m platform
details
Tatyana Karakashyants
  Soviet Union
79.86 Birte Christoffersen-Hanson
  Sweden
72.17 Eva Pfarrhofer
  Austria
65.68

SwimmingEdit

Men's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Imre Nyéki
  Hungary
57.8 Lev Balandin
  Soviet Union
58.2 Géza Kádas
  Hungary
58.3
400 m freestyle
details
György Csordás
  Hungary
4:38.8 Angelo Romani
  Italy
4:40.4 Per-Olof Östrand
  Sweden
4:40.9
1500 m freestyle
details
György Csordás
  Hungary
18:57.8 György Schuszter
  Hungary
19:05.6 Vladimir Lavrinenko
  Soviet Union
19:10.6
100 m backstroke
details
Gilbert Bozon
  France
1:05.1 László Magyar
  Hungary
1:05.3 John Brockway
  Great Britain
1:05.9
200 m breaststroke
details
Klaus Bodinger
  East Germany
2:40.9 Marek Petrusewicz
  Poland
2:42.5 Sándor Utassy
  Hungary
2:43.8
200 m butterfly
details
György Tumpek
  Hungary
2:32.2 Zsolt Feyér
  Hungary
2:35.1 Vadim Martinchik
  Soviet Union
2:36.3
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
  Hungary
Laszlo Till
Zoltán Dömötör
Géza Kádas
Imre Nyéki
8:47.8   France
Jean Boiteux
Gilbert Bozon
Guy Montserret
Aldo Eminente
8:54.1   Soviet Union
Nikolay Suhorukov
Vyacheslav Kurennoy
Yuriy Abovyan
Lev Balandin
8:55.9
Women's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Katalin Szőke
  Hungary
1:05.8 Judit Temes
  Hungary
1:06.7 Geertje Wielema
  Netherlands
1:07.3
400 m freestyle
details
Agata Sebö
  Hungary
5:14.4 Valéria Gyenge
  Hungary
5:16.3 Esa Ligorio
  Yugoslavia
5:18.7
100 m backstroke
details
Geertje Wielema
  Netherlands
1:13.2 Joke de Korte
  Netherlands
1:13.6 Pat Symons
  Great Britain
1:17.3
200 m breaststroke
details
Ursula Happe
  West Germany
2:54.9 Jytte Hansen
  Denmark
2:55.0 Klara Killerman
  Hungary
2:55.8
100 m butterfly
details
Jutta Langenau
  East Germany
1:16.6 Maria Littomeritzky
  Hungary
1:18.6 Ursula Happe
  West Germany
1:18.9
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
  Hungary
Valéria Gyenge
Agata Sebö
Judit Temes
Katalin Szőke
4:30.6   Netherlands
Loes Zandvliet
Joke de Korte
Hetty Balkenende
Geertje Wielema
4:33.2   West Germany
Käthe Jansen
Gisela von Netz
Birgit Klomp
Elisabeth Rechlin
4:37.2

Water poloEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's tournament
details
  Hungary   Yugoslavia   Italy

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "European Swimming Championships (Men)". GBRSPORTS.COM.
  • "European Swimming Championships (Women)". GBRSPORTS.COM.