This is your chance to witness history as athletes from four exhilarating disciplines battle it out to be crowned European Champion.

The fastest time wins. Competition distances range from 50 - 1,500m and there are four swimming strokes, including backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and freestyle. Individual medley events require athletes to swim all four swimming strokes in one race. Four athletes can also join forces in the freestyle and medley relay events.

Katinka Hosszú competes at the 2014 European Aquatics Championships in Berlin, Germany.
Katinka Hosszú competes at the 2014 European Aquatics Championships in Berlin, Germany.
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Globally recognised names who captured the headlines in Rio and who are also likely to be in the Scottish city in 2018 include Adam Peaty, Gregorio Paltrinieri, Pernille Blume, Katinka Hosszu, Mireia Belmonte and Sarah Sjöström. There will also be local heroes like 2016 European 200m breaststroke champion Ross Murdoch:

The moment I won gold at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will live with me forever. It was an incredible feeling and those are exactly the type of moments that will be at the heart of the 2018 European Championships

Venue

Tollcross International Swimming Centre

Glasgow

World-class aquatics venue located in the East End of Glasgow with a track-record of hosting major international swimming events including the 2014 Commonwealth Games and the 2013 Duel in the Pool. Tollcross will welcome elite competition once again at Glasgow 2018 as the host venue for swimming.

Your chance to witness history as athletes from four exhilarating disciplines battle it out to be crowned European Champion.

Federation

Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) is the European governing body for aquatic sports affiliated to FINA. LEN was founded in Budapest in 1926, making it the oldest continental federation governing and coordinating aquatic sports. LEN comprises 52 national swimming federations and oversees the aquatic sports of diving, swimming, open water swimming, synchronised swimmng and water polo in Europe. LEN has introduced and led many innovations across the different aquatics disciplines. Its continental calendar of events has seen the introduction of a wide range of youth competitions, programs and events, giving the opportunity of participation to everybody in all aquatic disciplines.