Throwback Thursday – Peaty’s glory in Glasgow at the 2018 European Championships

Adam Peaty led the way at the 2018 European Aquatics Championships at Tollcross International Swimming Centre as he returned to record-breaking form and topped the medal table with four golds. Peaty found himself in the unusual position of the second step of the podium at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast in the 50m […]
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Throwback Thursday – Hosszu reigns supreme in Copenhagen

There was no question of who the queen of Copenhagen was in 2017 when Katinka Hosszu ruled supreme at the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships. The Hungarian superstar achieved the unthinkable as she retained all six individual titles she had claimed two years prior in Israel. Focusing on the backstroke and medley events, Hosszu […]
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History in the making at Tollcross International

Tollcross International Swimming Centre has become a regular fixture on the global swimming circuit, playing host to some of the greatest performances of recent times. It was in Glasgow that Adam Peaty truly announced himself on the biggest stage, while more recently another budding superstar wrote his own name into the record books. First let […]
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Throwback Thursday – Miley wins first gold in Turkey in 2009

Hannah Miley has spent more than a decade at the top in swimming, with 36 international medals to her name including six golds. It has been a decade since the first of those gold medals, across in Turkey at the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships in 2009. Recently turned 20, and with a couple […]
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Miley’s Tollcross tale set for another chapter at LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships 2019

Glasgow means everything to Hannah Miley and the darling of Scottish swimming can’t wait to return to the iconic city for the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships. The Tollcross International Swimming Centre holds special memories for Miley, an Official Ambassador for the event set to thrill across five nights, from 4 to 8 December […]
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Bonnie’s amazing adventures lead her back to Glasgow for LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships

A few months have gone by since Bonnie last visited Glasgow.  She is now a star back home in Argyll, and everyone knew of the adventures she had when she was the mascot for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships. She’s had a lovely long holiday but now she’s ready to have fun again. Bonnie missed […]
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Fan Favourite Bonnie The Seal Returns To Glasgow As The Official Mascot For Len European Short Course Swimming Championships 2019

Bonnie the Seal has today been confirmed as the Official Championship Mascot for the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships that come to Glasgow’s Tollcross International Swimming Centre later this year. Taking place between 4-8 December 2019, spectators will watch as European champions are crowned over five days of rip-roaring action in Glasgow, with swimmers […]
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Hannah Miley announced as Official Ambassador for LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships 2019!

Triple Olympian Hannah Miley has today been confirmed as the Official Ambassador for the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships that come to Glasgow’s Tollcross International Swimming Centre later this year. Taking place between 4-8 December 2019, spectators will watch as European champions are crowned over five days of rip-roaring action in Glasgow, with swimmers […]
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Tickets go on-sale for LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships 2019

With nine months to go until the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships come to Glasgow, tickets are now on sale for what promises to be a first-class event for the whole family to enjoy. The five-day event will take place at Tollcross International Swimming Centre between 4-8 December 2019. Tickets are on sale via the […]
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ONE YEAR TO GO UNTIL LEN EUROPEAN SHORT COURSE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS ARRIVES IN GLASGOW

The countdown to one of Glasgow’s biggest sporting events of 2019 is on, with only one year to go until the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships takes place at Tollcross International Swimming Centre. Glasgow is already globally recognised as one of the top five sporting cities in the world, and 2019 is shaping up […]
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Throwback Thursday – Hosszu reigns supreme in Copenhagen

There was no question of who the queen of Copenhagen was in 2017 when Katinka Hosszu ruled supreme at the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships.

The Hungarian superstar achieved the unthinkable as she retained all six individual titles she had claimed two years prior in Israel.

Focusing on the backstroke and medley events, Hosszu was the standout performer with victories in the 50m, 100m and 200m backstroke, as well as the 100m, 200m and 400m medley.

The most dominant of those performances, and the most dominant result of the entire meet, came in the 200m medley, where Hosszu finished more than three and a half seconds clear of compatriot Evelyn Verraszto in silver.

Of course Hosszu was not the sole standout performer in Denmark. Her six gold medals helped Hungary to second in the overall medal table with their eight golds one fewer than Russia.

The star for Russia was then 17-year-old Kliment Kolesnikov, who won the 100m and 200m backstroke, the 4x50m freestyle relay, and swam the lead-off leg in the 4x50m medley relay in which the Russians broke the world record.

That was one of three relay world records at the Championships, with the Netherlands doing the same in both the women’s and mixed 4x50m free.

The Dutch also won the mixed medley relay with Ranomi Kromowidjojo part of all three, while also taking 100m freestyle and 50m butterfly gold.

In fact the Dutch star almost matched Hosszu’s feats with a silver in the 50m freestyle, just one hundredth behind Sarah Sjostrom.

So when it comes to Glasgow 2019, will anyone be able to top Hosszu’s achievements?