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2008 European Aquatics Championships

Alain Bernard breaks the 100 m freestyle WR

The 2008 LEN European Aquatics Championships were held in Eindhoven, Netherlands, from 13–24 March 2008. They were the European championships for swimming (50 m), diving and synchronised swimming for 2008. Two new events were contested: the 800 m freestyle men and the 1500 m freestyle women. This is the first time that the men's and women's swimming programs are identical.

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Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Netherlands)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia128525
2  Italy58821
3  France54413
4  Spain53412
5  Germany4419
6  Netherlands*43310
7  Hungary3429
8  Austria3238
9  Sweden31610
10  Ukraine24713
11  Great Britain2204
12  Norway1203
13  Greece1102
  Slovenia1102
   Switzerland1102
16  Poland1012
17  Serbia1001
18  Croatia0213
  Finland0213
20  Romania0145
21  Belarus0112
22  Denmark0011
  Lithuania0011
  Slovakia0011
Totals (24 nations)545454162

SwimmingEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia87419
2  France54413
3  Italy45413
4  Netherlands43310
5  Hungary3328
6  Austria3238
7  Sweden2158
8  Spain1348
9  Ukraine1113
10  Poland1012
Totals (10 nations)32293192

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle Alain Bernard
  France
21.66
Duje Draganja
  Croatia
22.00
Stefan Nystrand
  Sweden
22.16
100 m freestyle Alain Bernard
  France
47.50
WR
Stefan Nystrand
  Sweden
48.40 Filippo Magnini
  Italy
48.53
200 m freestyle Paul Biedermann
  Germany
1:46.59 Amaury Leveaux
  France
1:46.99 Massimiliano Rosolino
  Italy
1:47.33
400 m freestyle Yury Prilukov
  Russia
3:45.10
CR
Massimiliano Rosolino
  Italy
3:45.19 Nikita Lobintsev
  Russia
3:46.75
800 m freestyle Gergő Kis
  Hungary
7:51.94
CR
Samuel Pizzetti
  Italy
7:54.09 Dragoş Coman
  Romania
7:54.37
NR
1500 m freestyle Yury Prilukov
  Russia
14:50.40
CR
David Davies
  Great Britain
14:54.28 Mateusz Sawrymowicz
  Poland
14:58.78
50 m backstroke Aristeidis Grigoriadis
  Greece
25.13 Flori Lang
   Switzerland
25.18 Ľuboš Križko
  Slovakia
25.44
100 m backstroke Markus Rogan
  Austria
54.03 Aristeidis Grigoriadis
  Greece
54.27 Arkady Vyatchanin
  Russia
54.45
200 m backstroke Markus Rogan
  Austria
1:55.85 Arkady Vyatchanin
  Russia
1:57.04 Răzvan Florea
  Romania
1:57.53
50 m breaststroke Oleg Lisogor
  Ukraine
27.43 Alexander Dale Oen
  Norway
27.53
NR
Alessandro Terrin
  Italy
27.64
100 m breaststroke Alexander Dale Oen
  Norway
59.76
ER
Hugues Duboscq
  France
59.78 Oleg Lisogor
  Ukraine
1:00.53
200 m breaststroke Grigory Falko
  Russia
2:09.64
CR
Alexander Dale Oen
  Norway
2:09.74
NR
Hugues Duboscq
  France
2:09.91
50 m butterfly Milorad Čavić
  Serbia
23.11
ER
Sergiy Breus
  Ukraine
23.48 Rafael Muñoz Pérez
  Spain
23.60
100 m butterfly Evgeny Korotyshkin
  Russia
51.89
CR
Peter Mankoč
  Slovenia
52.07 Rafael Muñoz Pérez
  Spain
52.09
200 m butterfly Paweł Korzeniowski
  Poland
1:54.38
ER
Nikolay Skvortsov
  Russia
1:54.65 Christophe Lebon
  France
1:56.57
200 m individual medley László Cseh
  Hungary
1:58.02 Dinko Jukić
  Austria
1:59.65 Vytautas Janušaitis
  Lithuania
2:00.17
400 m individual medley László Cseh
  Hungary
4:09.59
ER
Luca Marin
  Italy
4:16.69 Dinko Jukić
  Austria
4:17.24
4×100 m freestyle relay Marcus Piehl (50.56)
Stefan Nystrand (47.52)
Petter Stymne (49.30)
Jonas Persson (48.03)
  Sweden
3:15.41 Massimiliano Rosolino (49.94)
Alessandro Calvi (48.79)
Christian Galenda (48.74)
Filippo Magnini (48.20)
  Italy
3:15.77 Mitja Zastrow (49.14)
Bas van Velthoven (49.33)
Robert Lijesen (48.60)
Pieter van den Hoogenband (48.81)
  Netherlands
3:15.88
4×200 m freestyle relay Emiliano Brembilla (1:48.36)
Massimiliano Rosolino (1:47.38)
Nicola Cassio (1:46.57)
Filippo Magnini (1:47.63)
  Italy
7:09.94 Nikita Lobintsev (1:48.20)
Alexander Sukhorukov (1:46.97)
Evgeny Lagunov (1:48.37)
Yury Prilukov (1:48.16)
  Russia
7:11.70 Dominik Koll (1:48.21)
Markus Rogan (1:48.42)
David Brandl (1:48.52)
Dinko Jukić (1:48.84)
  Austria
7:13.99
4×100 m medley relay Arkady Vyatchanin (54.13)
Grigory Falko (1:00.45)
Evgeny Korotyshkin (51.35)
Andrey Grechin (48.32)
  Russia
3:34.25
ER
Gordan Kožulj (55.28)
Vanja Rogulj (1:00.93)
Mario Todorović (51.83)
Duje Draganja (48.28)
  Croatia
3:36.32 Simon Sjödin (56.08)
Jonas Andersson (1:01.13)
Lars Frölander (52.21)
Stefan Nystrand (47.43)
  Sweden
3:36.85

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle Marleen Veldhuis
  Netherlands
24.09
WR
Hinkelien Schreuder
  Netherlands
24.59 Therese Alshammar
  Sweden
24.71
100 m freestyle Marleen Veldhuis
  Netherlands
53.77 Hanna-Maria Seppälä
  Finland
54.04 Inge Dekker
  Netherlands
54.12
200 m freestyle Sara Isaković
  Slovenia
1:57.45 Camelia Potec
  Romania
1:57.47 Ágnes Mutina
  Hungary
1:58.06
400 m freestyle Federica Pellegrini
  Italy
4:01.53
WR
Coralie Balmy
  France
4:04.15 Camelia Potec
  Romania
4:05.62
800 m freestyle Alessia Filippi
  Italy
8:23.50 Erika Villaécija García
  Spain
8:24.08 Camelia Potec
  Romania
8:25.28
1,500 m freestyle Flavia Rigamonti
   Switzerland
15:58.54
CR
Erika Villaécija García
  Spain
16:02.08 Lotte Friis
  Denmark
16:11.26
50 m backstroke Anastasia Zuyeva
  Russia
28.05
ER
Nina Zhivanevskaya
  Spain
28.11 Sanja Jovanović
  Croatia
28.17
100 m backstroke Anastasia Zuyeva
  Russia
59.41
ER
Laure Manaudou
  France
1:00.05 Nina Zhivanevskaya
  Spain
1:00.29
200 m backstroke Laure Manaudou
  France
2:07.99 Anastasia Zuyeva
  Russia
2:09.59 Nikolett Szepesi
  Hungary
2:09.90
50 m breaststroke Janne Schäfer
  Germany
31.08
CR
Yuliya Yefimova
  Russia
31.41 Mirna Jukić
  Austria
31.59
100 m breaststroke Mirna Jukić
  Austria
1:08.18 Alena Alekseeva
  Russia
1:08.91 Joline Höstman
  Sweden
1:08.94
200 m breaststroke Yuliya Yefimova
  Russia
2:24.09
CR
Mirna Jukić
  Austria
2:24.58 Alena Alekseeva
  Russia
2:25.22
50 m butterfly Chantal Groot
  Netherlands
26.03 Inge Dekker
  Netherlands
26.30 Sviatlana Khakhlova
  Belarus
26.52
100 m butterfly Sarah Sjöström
  Sweden
58.44 Inge Dekker
  Netherlands
58.50 Aurore Mongel
  France
58.54
200 m butterfly Aurore Mongel
  France
2:06.59 Emese Kovács
  Hungary
2:06.71 Mireia Belmonte García
  Spain
2:09.32
200 m individual medley Mireia Belmonte García
  Spain
2:11.16
CR
Evelyn Verrasztó
  Hungary
2:12.93 Camille Muffat
  France
2:13.63
400 m individual medley Alessia Filippi
  Italy
4:36.68 Katinka Hosszú
  Hungary
4:37.43 Yana Martynova
  Russia
4:37.86
4×100 m freestyle relay Inge Dekker (53.77)
Ranomi Kromowidjojo (53.61)
Femke Heemskerk (53.62)
Marleen Veldhuis (52.62)
  Netherlands
3:33.62
WR
Erika Ferraioli (56.14)
Federica Pellegrini (53.68)
Maria Laura Simonetto (55.54)
Cristina Chiuso (55.70)
  Italy
3:41.06 Claire Hedenskog (55.56)
Josefin Lillhage (54.36)
Ida Marko-Varga (55.33)
Magdalena Kuras (56.03)
  Sweden
3:41.28
4×200 m freestyle relay Laure Manaudou (1:58.51)
Coralie Balmy (1:56.58)
Mylene Lazare (1:59.39)
Alena Popchanka (1:57.61)
  France
7:52.09 Joanne Jackson (1:59.10)
Melanie Marshall (1:57.81)
Ellen Gandy (1:59.26)
Caitlin McClatchey (1:56.19)
  Great Britain
7:52.36 Alice Carpanese (2:01.06)
Federica Pellegrini (1:54.98)
Alessia Filippi (1:58.47)
Renata Spagnolo (2:01.18)
  Italy
7:55.69
4×100 m medley relay Elizabeth Simmonds (1:01.20)
Kate Haywood (1:07.11)
Jemma Lowe (58.00)
Francesca Halsall (53.02)
  Great Britain
3:59.33
ER
Anastasia Zuyeva (59.72)
Yuliya Yefimova (1:07.30)
Natalya Sutyagina (58.29)
Daria Belyakina (55.16)
  Russia
4:00.47 Hinkelien Schreuder (1:03.30)
Jolijn van Valkengoed (1:10.67)
Inge Dekker (57.69)
Marleen Veldhuis (52.75)
  Netherlands
4:04.41

DivingEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany2417
2  Ukraine1337
Totals (2 nations)37414

ResultsEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1 m springboard Illya Kvasha
  Ukraine
454.65 Joona Puhakka
  Finland
432.80 Christopher Sacchin
  Italy
423.80
3 m springboard Dmitry Sautin
  Russia
493.70 Illya Kvasha
  Ukraine
468.70 Joona Puhakka
  Finland
441.80
3 m springboard synchro Yuriy Kunakov
Dmitry Sautin
  Russia
440.76 Tobias Schellenberg
Andreas Wels
  Germany
413.94 Dmytro Lysenko
Anton Zakharov
  Ukraine
406.56
10 m platform Tom Daley
  Great Britain
491.95 Sascha Klein
  Germany
487.60 Francesco Dell'Uomo
  Italy
481.30
10 m platform synchro Patrick Hausding
Sascha Klein
  Germany
453.24 Vadim Kaptur
Aliaksandr Varlamau
  Belarus
427.35 Konstantin Khanbekov
Oleg Vikulov
  Russia
426.24

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1 m springboard Anna Lindberg
  Sweden
293.85 Nóra Barta
  Hungary
270.60 Katja Dieckow
  Germany
264.15
3 m springboard Yuliya Pakhalina
  Russia
347.40 Katja Dieckow
  Germany
330.80 Olena Fedorova
  Ukraine
319.70
3 m springboard synchro Yuliya Pakhalina
Anastasia Pozdnyakova
  Russia
327.57 Heike Fischer
Ditte Kotzian
  Germany
305.64 Olena Fedorova
Alevtina Korolyova
  Ukraine
301.86
10 m platform Tania Cagnotto
  Italy
355.35 Iuliia Prokopchuk
  Ukraine
328.35 Elina Eggers
  Sweden
319.65
10 m platform synchro Annett Gamm
Nora Subschinski
  Germany
336.63 Alina Chaplenko
Iuliia Prokopchuk
  Ukraine
334.20 Noemi Batki
Tania Cagnotto
  Italy
323.13

Synchronised swimmingEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit