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Aug 09, 2018

Katinka Hosszú wins gold medal at the European Swimming Championships in Glasgow

Katinka Hosszú has won the gold medal for the 200m IM at the European Swimming Championships in Glasgow

Katinka Hosszú has won the gold medal for the 200m IM at the European Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

The three-time Olympic champion fought off Italy’s Ilaria Cusinato for her fifth-straight European swimming title.

Hosszú clocked an impressive time of 2:10.17, four seconds off her world record best of 2:06.12. The Hungarian managed to just touch out the Italian, who followed close behind in a time of 2:10.25. Switzerland’s Maria Ugolkova bagged the bronze medal in a time of 2:10.83.

Hungary’s Zsuzsanna Jakobos put in an impressive swim to make it into the final and finished in eighth place with a time of 2:13.37.