1998 European Short Course Swimming Championships

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The second edition of the European Short Course Swimming Championships was held in Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield, England, from 11 to 13 December 1998. A total number of 355 swimmers from 34 nations competed in these championships.

1998 European Short Course Swimming Championships
PondsForge.jpg
Host citySheffield, UK
Date(s)11–13 December
Venue(s)Ponds Forge
Nations participating34
Athletes participating355
Events38

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Great Britain)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany (GER)108523
2  Great Britain (GBR)*75921
3  Netherlands (NED)65415
4  Sweden (SWE)36615
5  Slovakia (SVK)3104
6  Poland (POL)3003
7  Italy (ITA)1214
8  Denmark (DEN)1124
9  Czech Republic (CZE)1023
10  Finland (FIN)1012
11  Belgium (BEL)1001
  Croatia (CRO)1001
  Iceland (ISL)1001
   Switzerland (SUI)1001
15  Spain (ESP)0224
  Ukraine (UKR)0224
17  Austria (AUT)0123
18  France (FRA)0101
  Lithuania (LTU)0101
  Slovenia (SLO)0101
21  Israel (ISR)0011
  Russia (RUS)0011
Totals (22 nations)403638114

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle
details
Mark Foster
  Great Britain
21.31
WR
Mark Veens
  Netherlands
21.79 Pieter van den Hoogenband
  Netherlands
21.87
100 m freestyle
details
Lars Frölander
  Sweden
47.54 Pieter van den Hoogenband
  Netherlands
47.68 Mark Veens
  Netherlands
47.97
200 m freestyle
details
Pieter van den Hoogenband
  Netherlands
1:44.00 Massimiliano Rosolino
  Italy
1:44.92 Jacob Carstensen
  Denmark
1:45.55
400 m freestyle
details
Emiliano Brembilla
  Italy
3:40.45
ER
Massimiliano Rosolino
  Italy
3:42.87 Jacob Carstensen
  Denmark
3:44.56
1500 m freestyle
details
Graeme Smith
  Great Britain
14:42.29 Igor Snitko
  Ukraine
14:51.70 Emiliano Brembilla
  Italy
14:53.45
50 m backstroke
details
Thomas Rupprath
  Germany
24.13
WR
Stev Theloke
  Germany
24.66 Daniel Carlsson
  Sweden
24.67
100 m backstroke
details
Stev Theloke
  Germany
52.71 Darius Grigalionis
  Lithuania
53.41 Eithan Urbach
  Israel
53.64
200 m backstroke
details
Örn Arnarson
  Iceland
1:55.16 Adam Ruckwood
  Great Britain
1:55.34 Jorge Sánchez
  Spain
1:55.78
50 m breaststroke
details
Mark Warnecke
  Germany
26.70
WR
Patrik Isaksson
  Sweden
27.21 Patrick Schmollinger
  Austria
27.60
100 m breaststroke
details
Patrik Isaksson
  Sweden
59.22 Mark Warnecke
  Germany
59.77 Jens Kruppa
  Germany
59.89
200 m breaststroke
details
Adam Whitehead
  Great Britain
2:08.54 Stéphan Perrot
  France
2:09.41 Maxim Podoprigora
  Austria
2:10.09
50 m butterfly
details
Miloš Milošević
  Croatia
23.30
WR
Mark Foster
  Great Britain
23.34 Lars Frölander
  Sweden
23.48
100 m butterfly
details
James Hickman
  Great Britain
51.04
WR
Lars Frölander
  Sweden
51.11 Denys Sylantyev
  Ukraine
51.87
200 m butterfly
details
James Hickman
  Great Britain
1:52.96 Denys Sylantyev
  Ukraine
1:54.13 Thomas Rupprath
  Germany
1:54.99
100 m individual medley
details
Jani Sievinen
  Finland
53.64 Jens Kruppa
  Germany
54.00 James Hickman
  Great Britain
54.45
200 m individual medley
details
James Hickman
  Great Britain
1:56.36 Marcel Wouda
  Netherlands
1:56.51 Jani Sievinen
  Finland
1:57.14
400 m individual medley
details
Marcel Wouda
  Netherlands
4:07.70 Frederik Hviid
  Spain
4:12.13 Christian Keller
  Germany
4:12.56
4×50 m freestyle relay
details
  Netherlands
Mark Veens
Johan Kenkhuis
Stefan Aartsen
Pieter van den Hoogenband
1:26.99
WBT
  Great Britain
Mark Foster
James Hickman
Simon Handley
Sion Brinn
1:27.74   Germany
Stephan Kunzelmann
Lars Conrad
Alexander Lüderitz
Carsten Dehmlow
1:28.01
4×50 m medley relay
details
  Germany
Thomas Rupprath
Mark Warnecke
Alexander Lüderitz
Stephan Kunzelmann

  Sweden
Daniel Carlsson
Patrik Isaksson
Jonas Åkesson
Lars Frölander
1:35.51
WBT
None   Great Britain
James Hickman
Darren Mew
Mark Foster
Sion Brinn
1:36.11

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle
details
Inge de Bruijn
  Netherlands
24.41
ER
Katrin Meissner
  Germany
24.79 Sue Rolph
  Great Britain
24.80
100 m freestyle
details
Sue Rolph
  Great Britain
53.84 Martina Moravcová
  Slovakia
53.93 Louise Jöhncke
  Sweden
53.97
200 m freestyle
details
Martina Moravcová
  Slovakia
1:55.12
ER
Franziska van Almsick
  Germany
1:57.05 Louise Jöhncke
  Sweden
1:57.39
400 m freestyle
details
Carla Geurts
  Netherlands
4:08.05 Vicky Horner
  Great Britain
4:09.02 Karen Legg
  Great Britain
4:09.66
800 m freestyle
details
Flavia Rigamonti
   Switzerland
8:27.85 Carla Geurts
  Netherlands
8:29.20 Sarah Collings
  Great Britain
8:33.70
50 m backstroke
details
Sandra Völker
  Germany
27.27
WR
Therese Alshammar
  Sweden
28.46 Alena Nývltová
  Czech Republic
28.47
100 m backstroke
details
Sandra Völker
  Germany
59.84 Antje Buschschulte
  Germany
59.97 Alena Nývltová
  Czech Republic
1.00.40
200 m backstroke
details
Antje Buschschulte
  Germany
2.07.31 Helen Don-Duncan
  Great Britain
2.09.83 Yuliya Fomenko
  Russia
2.10.38
50 m breaststroke
details
Sylvia Gerasch
  Germany
31.43 Vera Lischka
  Austria
31.61 Jaime King
  Great Britain
31.69
100 m breaststroke
details
Brigitte Becue
  Belgium
Alicja Pęczak
  Poland
1:07.71 None Svitlana Bondarenko
  Ukraine
1:07.86
200 m breaststroke
details
Alicja Pęczak
  Poland
2:25.18 Lourdes Becerra
  Spain
2:26.13 Anne Poleska
  Germany
2:26.21
50 m butterfly
details
Inge de Bruijn
  Netherlands
26.09
ER
Anna-Karin Kammerling
  Sweden
26.30 Johanna Sjöberg
  Sweden
26.76
100 m butterfly
details
Martina Moravcová
  Slovakia
57.72
ER
Johanna Sjöberg
  Sweden
58.17 Inge de Bruijn
  Netherlands
58.47
200 m butterfly
details
Sophia Skou
  Denmark
2:07.68 Mette Jacobsen
  Denmark
2:07.92 Johanna Sjöberg
  Sweden
2:08.21
100 m individual medley
details
Martina Moravcová
  Slovakia
1:00.43
WR
Nataša Kejžar
  Slovenia
1:02.26 Sue Rolph
  Great Britain
1:02.39
200 m individual medley
details
Alicja Pęczak
  Poland
2:12.05 Nicole Hetzer
  Germany
2:13.05 Sue Rolph
  Great Britain
2:13.19
400 m individual medley
details
Hana Černá
  Czech Republic
4:36.03 Nicole Hetzer
  Germany
4:36.37 Lourdes Becerra
  Spain
4:39.56
4×50 m freestyle relay
details
  Germany
Katrin Meissner
Simone Osygus
Marianne Hinners
Sandra Völker
1:39.56
WBT
  Netherlands
Angela Postma
Nienke Valen
Wilma van Hofwegen
Inge de Bruijn
1:40.05   Great Britain
Alison Sheppard
Claire Huddart
Karen Pickering
Sue Rolph
1:40.11
4×50 m medley relay
details
  Germany
Sandra Völker
Sylvia Gerasch
Franziska van Almsick
Katrin Meissner
1:50.13
WBT
  Sweden
Therese Alshammar
Maria Östling
Johanna Sjöberg
Anna-Karin Kammerling
1:50.84   Netherlands
Brenda Starink
Madelon Baans
Inge de Bruijn
Angela Postma
1:51.01

AbbreviationsEdit

  • WR: World record
  • ER: European record
  • WBT: World best time (Not an official world record, because world governing body FINA doesn't recognize 4×50 m relay times)

ReferencesEdit