Funchal 2023: Masters swimmers will experience “highest level” European racing

Rapid racing, treats for tourists and a winter-escape in Madeira’s ‘magic’ micro-climate The first-ever LEN European Masters Short Course Swimming Championships will be an event of the “highest level” with competitors able to race against leading athletes from across the continent and experience Madeira’s many touristic hot-spots. The inaugural event will take place on the […]

LEN Open Water Cup 2023: A last ‘battle in Barcelona’ for the overall title

The stage is set for the last grand battle in the LEN Open Water Cup as all swimmers gunning for the overall title will line up in Barcelona for the final leg. Italy’s Mario Sanzullo enjoys a 400-point lead in the men’s field, still, in this sport nothing can be taken for granted. Back in August, Marcelo Guidi finished first and […]

Series of thrillers in Duisburg and Kotor

In the four groups featuring five teams, action already kicked off in the Euro Cup Men qualifications. While in Sabac and in Athens there were high-scoring but lopsided matches, in Sabac and in Duisburg a single goal separated the sides in three encounters and one was decided by the penalties. Group A (Sabac) CC Ortigia […]

Mulhouse upsets Padova

France’s Mulhouse soundly beat Padova of Italy to stage the first upset of the season in the Champions League Women qualifications. There were a couple of thrillers, and, under the new rules, two matches were decided by penalty shootouts. Group A (Budapest) FTC-Telekom (HUN) v ANO Glyfada iRepair (GRE) 17-8, Spandau 04 Berlin (GER) v […]