European Championships

budapest2006

golden girls put britain on top of europe

There were 5 medals for Great Britain on the closing night of finals in Budapest to bring the team’s total to 13 – the best ever performance by a British squad at these championships. The highlight of the final night was the performance of the ladies 400m medley relay team who snatched gold in a new British Record time, while the squad were named the top team of the championships.

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budapest2006

silver lining for relay quartet

Britain’s men fought bravely in the final of the 4x200m freestyle but eventually succumbed to an Italian quartet who boasted greater strength in depth, leaving the home team to take the silver medal in a new British record time. There were no further medal successes on the penultimate night in Budapest but hopes remain of podium success on the final night as several swimmers progressed through their semi-finals.

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