9 August 09:49 (BST)

SW: VERRASZTO (HUN) - 'LITCHFIELD (GBR) is so tough, I like him'

GLASGOW - Comments from defending champion David VERRASZTO (HUN) after he qualified first for the final of the 400m individual medley at Tollcross International Swimming Centre on Thursday.

David VERRASZTO (HUN)

On how the 400m individual medley is about experience:

"Of course. This is almost 16 years in swimming, I am not too young, so I have a lot of experience, maybe more than the others."

On tonight’s final and a potential battle with Max LITCHFIELD (GBR):

"I know Max. He is so tough. I like him because he never gives up. I have respect for him so I hope we will have a good hit tonight."

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