Hungary’s triple Olympic champion and nine-times world champion Katinka Hosszú won two gold medals on the third day of the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow today.
Hosszú won the women’s 200 metres butterfly final in 2min 03.21sec, with silver going to Italy’s Ilaria Bianchi in 2:04.20 and bronze going to Zsuzsanna Jakabos of Hungary in 2:05.00 at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in the Scottish city.
Hosszú then added the 100m individual medley title in 57.36sec, with silver going to Russia’s Maria Kameneva in 57.59, and Finland’s Jenna Laukkananen taking bronze in 58.62.
Britain’s Freya Anderson earned a home victory as she came home in the women’s 100m freestyle final in 51.49.
Beryl Gastaldello of France took silver in 51.85, ahead of Femke Heemskerk of The Netherlands, who clocked 51.88.
Margherita Panziera of Italy won the women’s 200m backstroke in 2: 01.45, with Ukraine’s Daryna Zevina taking silver in 2:02.25 and Kira Toussaint of The Netherlands bronze in 2:03.04.
Andreas Vazaios of Greece won the men’s 200m individual medley title in 1:50.85, with Tomoe Zenimoto of Norway taking silver in 1:51.74 and bronze going to Germany’s Philip Heintz in 1:52.55.
Kliment Kolesnikov of Russia won gold in the men’s 100m backstroke final, finishing in 49.09, with silver going to Germany’s Christian Diener in 49.94.
Robert-Andrei Glinta of Romania won the bronze medal in 50.30.
Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy won the men’s 1500m freestyle gold in 14:17.14 from Norway’s Henrik Christiansen, who clocked 14:18.15, and bronze medallist David Aubry of France, who recorded 14:25.66.
Vladimir Morozov of Russia won the men’s 50m freestyle gold in 20.40, with France’s Florent Manaudou taking silver in 20.66 and bronze going to Hungary’s Maksim Lobanovskii, who recorded 20.76.
France won the women’s 4x50m freestyle final, recording 1:35,21.
The Netherlands were second and given the same time, with bronze going to Denmark, who clocked 1:35.24.