1958 European Aquatics Championships

The 1958 LEN European Aquatics Championships took place in Budapest, Hungary from 31 August until 6 September. In swimming, the 4 × 100 m medley relays for men and women were introduced.

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Hungary)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union56516
2  Great Britain54413
3  Netherlands5308
4  Hungary*2237
5  Italy1225
6  Sweden1023
7  France1001
8  West Germany0123
9  Czechoslovakia0112
10  Yugoslavia0101
11  East Germany0011
Totals (11 nations)20202060

Medal summaryEdit

DivingEdit

Men's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
László Újvári
  Hungary
141.17 Horst Rosenfeld
  West Germany
139.77 Roman Brener
  Soviet Union
139.39
10 m platform
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Brian Phelps
  Great Britain
143.74 Mikhail Chachba
  Soviet Union
136.87 Jenõ Marton
  Hungary
134.68
Women's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Ninel Krutova
  Soviet Union
124.22 Charmain Welsh
  Great Britain
123.32 Valentina Zhedova
  Soviet Union
122.75
10 m platform
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Aldona Kareckaité
  Soviet Union
81.14 Raisa Gorokhovskaya
  Soviet Union
80.93 Birte Hanson
  Sweden
80.34

SwimmingEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Paolo Pucci
  Italy
56.3 Viktor Polevoy
  Soviet Union
56.9 Gyula Dobai
  Hungary
57.5
400 m freestyle
details
Ian Black
  Great Britain
4:31.3 Boris Nikitin
  Soviet Union
4:36.2 Paolo Galletti
  Italy
4:38.1
1500 m freestyle
details
Ian Black
  Great Britain
18:05.8 József Katona
  Hungary
18:13.0 Gennady Androsov
  Soviet Union
18:30.2
100 m backstroke
details
Robert Christophe
  France
1:03.1 Leonid Barbier
  Soviet Union
1:03.9 Wolfgang Wagner
  East Germany
1:05.5
200 m breaststroke
details
Leonid Kolesnikov
  Soviet Union
2:41.1 Roberto Lazzari
  Italy
2:41.3 Klaus Bodinger
  West Germany
2:41.4
200 m butterfly
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Ian Black
  Great Britain
2:21.9 Pavel Pazdírek
  Czechoslovakia
2:22.6 Graham Symonds
  Great Britain
2:25.8
4 × 200 m freestyle relay
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  Soviet Union
Gennady Nikolayev
Vladimir Struzhanov
Igor Luzhkovsky
Boris Nikitin
8:33.7   Italy
Frederico Dennerlein
Paolo Galletti
Angelo Romani
Paolo Pucci
8:41.2   Hungary
József Katona
Imre Nyéki
György Muller
Gyula Dobai
8:45.3
4 × 100 m medley relay
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  Soviet Union
Leonid Barbier
Vladimir Minachkin
Vitaliy Chenenkov
Viktor Polevoy
4:16.5   Hungary
László Magyar
György Kunsági
György Tumpek
Gyula Dobai
4:20.4   Italy
Gilberto Elsa
Roberto Lazzari
Frederico Dennerlein
Paolo Pucci
4:21.9

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Kate Jobson
  Sweden
1:04.7 Cocky Gastelaars
  Netherlands
1:05.0[1] Judy Grinham
  Great Britain
1:05.4[2]
400 m freestyle
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Jans Koster
  Netherlands
5:02.6 Corrie Schimmel
  Netherlands
5:02.6 Nancy Rae
  Great Britain
5:07.7
100 m backstroke
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Judy Grinham
  Great Britain
1:12.6 Margaret Edwards
  Great Britain
1:12.9 Larisa Viktorova
  Soviet Union
1:13.9
200 m breaststroke
details
Ada den Haan
  Netherlands
2:52.0 Anita Lonsbrough
  Great Britain
2:53.5 Wiltrud Urselman
  West Germany
2:53.8
100 m butterfly
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Tineke Lagerberg
  Netherlands
1:11.9 Atie Voorbij
  Netherlands
1:12.2 Marta Skupilova
  Czechoslovakia
1:14.3
4 × 100 m freestyle relay
details
  Netherlands
Corrie Schimmel
Tineke Lagerberg
Greetje Kraan
Cocky Gastelaars
4:22.9   Great Britain
Judy Grinham
Elspeth Ferguson
Judith Samuel
Diana Wilkinson
4:24.2   Sweden
Birgitta Eriksson
Karin Larsson
Barbro Andersson
Kate Jobson
[3]
4:28.5
4 × 100 m medley relay
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  Netherlands
Lenie de Nijs
Ada den Haan
Atie Voorbij
Cocky Gastelaars
4:52.9   Soviet Union
Larisa Viktorova
Eve Uusmees
Galina Kamaeva
Ulvi Voog
4:54.2   Great Britain
Judy Grinham
Anita Lonsbrough
Christine Gosden
Diana Wilkinson
4:54.3

Water poloEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's tournament
details
  Hungary   Yugoslavia   Soviet Union

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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