Following the conclusion of 11 incredible days of European Aquatics Championship action across five sporting disciplines – which saw over 950 athletes competed for 77 gold medals – we have collated some of the key facts and stats from Roma 2022.
- Italy tops the overall medal table for the first time ever and they set several other records as well.
- Their overall total of 67 medals is an all-time record, beating the previous record held by Russia who earned 47 at Glasgow 2018.
- Italy’s overall Roma 2022 total was more than the next three best nations attained combined (59).
- Italy’s number of gold medals (24), beats Russia’s previous record of 23, also set at Glasgow 2018.
- Italy’s best tally previously was 44 medals in Budapest 2021.
- Italy was the only nation to clinch medals in all five disciplines – artistic swimming, diving, high diving and open water and pool swimming.
Here is the medal breakdown of the Top 8 countries by discipline.
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Key facts and best individual tallies per discipline
- Marrit Steenbergen of the Netherlands was the top medal collector in Rome, with seven podiums in the swimming meet.
- Three Ukrainian artistic swimmers, Marta Fiedina, as well as twin sister Maryna and Vladyslava Aelksiiva claimed the most titles in Rome – six apiece.
- Chiara Pellacani became the first female diver in history to claim five medals at a single European Aquatics Championships.
W: Marrit Steenbergen (NED) 4-1-2 = 7
M: Thomas Ceccon (ITA) 4-2-0 = 6
W: Chiara Pellacani (ITA) 2-1-2 = 5
M: Lorenzo Marsiglia (ITA) 1-2-0 = 3
M: Kyle Kothari (GBR) 2-0-0 = 2
M: Jack Laugher (GBR) 2-0-0 = 2
W: Marta Fiedina (UKR) 6-0-0 = 6
W: Maryna Aelksiiva (UKR) 6-0-0 = 6
W: Vladyslava Aelksiiva (UKR) 6-0-0 = 6
M: Giorgio Minisini (ITA) 4-0-0 = 4
Open water swimming
M: Domenico Acerenza (ITA) 2-1-0 = 3
W: Ginevra Taddeucci (ITA) 1-1-0 = 2