1938 European Aquatics Championships

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The 1938 LEN European Aquatics Championships were held 6–13 August 1938 in London, United Kingdom.

Empire Pool Wembley in the first day of 1938 European Aquatics Championships. London, 6th of August 1938.

Medal table[edit]

      Host nation

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany 5 7 2 14
2  Denmark 5 1 1 7
3  Netherlands 2 3 4 9
4  Sweden 2 1 0 3
5  Great Britain 1 3 5 9
6  Hungary 1 0 3 4
7  France 0 1 0 1
8  Yugoslavia 0 0 1 1
8  Belgium 0 0 1 1
Total 16 16 17 49[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Diving[edit]

Men's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Erhard Weiß
 Germany
148.02 Fritz Haster
 Germany
137.50 Frederick Hodges
 Great Britain
132.52
10 m highboard
details
Erhard Weiß
 Germany
124.67 Hans Kitzig
 Germany
121.53 László Hidvégi
 Hungary
107.22
Women's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Betty Slade
 Great Britain
103.60 Gerda Daumerlang
 Germany
102.28 Edna Child
 Great Britain
100.40
10 m highboard
details
Inge Beeken
 Denmark
37.09 Ann-Margret Nirling
 Sweden
36.92 Suse Heinze
 Germany
36.39

Swimming[edit]

Men's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Kees Hoving
 Netherlands
59.8 Frederick Dove
 Great Britain
1:00.6 István Kőrösi
 Hungary
1:01.2
400 m freestyle
details
Björn Borg
 Sweden
4:51.6 Werner Plath
 Germany
4:56.2 Norman Wainwright
 Great Britain
4:56.3
1500 m freestyle
details
Björn Borg
 Sweden
19:55.6 Bob Leivers
 Great Britain
19:57.0 Heinz Arendt
 Germany
20:12.6
100 m backstroke
details
Heinz Schlauch
 Germany
1:09.0 Gerhard Nüsske
 Germany
1:10.8 Árpád Lengyel
 Hungary
Stans Scheffer
 NED
1:12.0
200 m breaststroke
details
Joachim Balke
 Germany
2:45.8 Erwin Sietas
 Germany
2:45.9 Anton Cerer
 Yugoslavia
2:47.6
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
 Germany
Werner Birr
Wolfgang Heimlich
Hans Freese
Werner Plath
9:17.6  France
Roland Pallard
Christian Talli
René Cavalero
Alfred Nakache
9:22.6  Great Britain
Frederick Dove
Kenneth Deane
Bob Leivers
Norman Wainwright
9:24.6
Women's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Ragnhild Hveger
 Denmark
1:06.2 Birte Ove-Petersen
 Denmark
1:06.8 Rie van Veen
 Netherlands
1:08.4
400 m freestyle
details
Ragnhild Hveger
 Denmark
5:09.0 Rie van Veen
 Netherlands
5:27.7 Fernande Caroen
 Belgium
5:33.4
100 m backstroke
details
Cor Kint
 Netherlands
1:15.0 Iet van Feggelen
 Netherlands
1:15.9 Birte Ove-Petersen
 Denmark
1:17.0
200 m breaststroke
details
Inge Sørensen
 Denmark
3:05.4 Doris Storey
 Great Britain
3:06.0 Jopie Waalberg
 Netherlands
3:06.2
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
 Denmark
Eva Arndt Riise
Gunvor Kraft
Birte Ove-Petersen
Ragnhild Hveger
4:31.6  Netherlands
Alie Stijl
Trude Malcorps
Rie van Veen
Willy den Ouden
4:39.5  Great Britain
Zilpha Grant
Joyce Harrowby
Margery Hinton
Olive Wadham
4:51.4

Water polo[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's tournament
details
 Hungary  Germany  Netherlands

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Two bronze medals were awarded on the men's 100 metre backstroke event