1954 European Aquatics Championships

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The 1954 LEN European Aquatics Championships were held 31 August – 5 September in Turin, Italy. In swimming, butterfly events were contested for the first time; 100 m for women and 200 m for men.

Medal table[edit]

      Host nation

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Hungary 9 6 3 18
2  Soviet Union 4 3 4 11
3  East Germany 2 0 0 2
4  Netherlands 1 2 1 4
5  France 1 1 1 3
6  West Germany 1 0 2 3
7  Sweden 0 2 1 3
8  Italy 0 1 1 2
8  Yugoslavia 0 1 1 2
10  Denmark 0 1 0 1
10  Poland 0 1 0 1
12  Great Britain 0 0 3 4
13  Austria 0 0 1 1
Total 18 18 18 54

Medal summary[edit]

Diving[edit]

Men's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Roman Brener
 Soviet Union
153.26 Gennadiy Udalov
 Soviet Union
141.16 Christian Piré
 France
136.97
10 m platform
details
Roman Brener
 Soviet Union
144.01 Mikhail Chachba
 Soviet Union
142.06 Peter Heatly
 Great Britain
133.59
Women's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard
details
Valentina Chumicheva
 Soviet Union
129.45 Birte Hanson-Christoffersen
 Sweden
127.79 Lyubov Zhigalova
 Soviet Union
125.30
10 m platform
details
Tatyana Karakashyants
 Soviet Union
79.86 Birte Hanson-Christoffersen
 Sweden
72.17 Eva Pfarrhofer
 Austria
65.68

Swimming[edit]

Men's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Imre Nyéki
 Hungary
57.8 Lev Balandin
 Soviet Union
58.2 Géza Kádas
 Hungary
58.3
400 m freestyle
details
György Csordás
 Hungary
4:38.8 Angelo Romani
 Italy
4:40.4 Per-Olof Östrand
 Sweden
4:40.9
1500 m freestyle
details
György Csordás
 Hungary
18:57.8 György Schuszter
 Hungary
19:05.6 Vladimir Lavrinenko
 Soviet Union
19:10.6
100 m backstroke
details
Gilbert Bozon
 France
1:05.1 László Magyar
 Hungary
1:05.3 John Brockway
 Great Britain
1:05.9
200 m breaststroke
details
Klaus Bodinger
 East Germany
2:40.9 Marek Petrusewicz
 Poland
2:42.5 Sándor Utassy
 Hungary
2:43.8
200 m butterfly
details
György Tumpek
 Hungary
2:32.2 Zsolt Feyér
 Hungary
2:35.1 Vadim Martinchik
 Soviet Union
2:36.3
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
 Hungary
Laszlo Till
Zoltán Dömötör
Géza Kádas
Imre Nyéki
8:47.8  France
Jean Boiteux
Gilbert Bozon
Guy Montserret
Aldo Eminente
8:54.1  Soviet Union
Nikolay Suhorukov
Vyacheslav Kurennoy
Yuriy Abovyan
Lev Balandin
8:55.9
Women's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Katalin Szőke
 Hungary
1:05.8 Judit Temes
 Hungary
1:06.7 Geertje Wielema
 Netherlands
1:07.3
400 m freestyle
details
Agata Sebö
 Hungary
5:14.4 Valéria Gyenge
 Hungary
5:16.3 Esa Ligorio
 Yugoslavia
5:18.7
100 m backstroke
details
Geertje Wielema
 Netherlands
1:13.2 Johanna de Korte
 Netherlands
1:13.6 Pat Symons
 Great Britain
1:17.3
200 m breaststroke
details
Ursula Happe
 West Germany
2:54.9 Jytte Hansen
 Denmark
2:55.0 Klara Killerman
 Hungary
2:55.8
100 m butterfly
details
Jutta Langenau
 East Germany
1:16.6 Maria Littomeritzky
 Hungary
1:18.6 Ursula Happe
 West Germany
1:18.9
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
 Hungary
Valéria Gyenge
Agata Sebö
Judit Temes
Katalin Szőke
4:30.6  Netherlands
Loes Zandvliet
Johanna de Korte
Hettie Balkenende
Geertje Wielema
4:33.2  West Germany
Käthe Jansen
Gisela von Netz
Birgit Klomp
Elisabeth Rechlin
4:37.2

Water polo[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's tournament
details
 Hungary  Yugoslavia  Italy

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