1993 European Sprint Swimming Championships
The 1993 European Sprint Swimming Championships were held in Gateshead, United Kingdom, from 11–13 November. The championships were organised by the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN), with events held in a short course pool.
Only the 50 m individual stroke events, the 100 m individual medley and 4×50 m relay events were held at this edition. Backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly relays were held for the first time in a major international championships. Many of Europe's top swimmers did not attend the meet due to the timing of the World Short Course Championships being held less than three weeks after in Palma de Mallorca.
|50 m freestyle||Sandra Völker (GER)||25.55||Linda Olofsson (SWE)||25.56||Annette Hadding (GER)||25.79|
|50 m backstroke||Sandra Völker (GER)||28.26||Nina Zhivanevskaya (RUS)||28.71||Andrea Kutz (GER)||29.32|
|50 m breaststroke||Sylvia Gerasch (GER)||31.57|| Peggy Hartung (GER)
Karen Rake (GBR)
|50 m butterfly||Louise Karlsson (SWE)||27.49||Svetlana Pozdeyeva (RUS)||27.88||Julia Voitowitsch (GER)||27.91|
|100 m individual medley||Louise Karlsson (SWE)||1:01.45||Ulrika Jardfelt (SWE)||1:02.74||Sylvia Gerasch (GER)||1:03.12|
|4×50 m freestyle relay|| Sweden
|4×50 m backstroke relay||Germany||2:01.15||Great Britain||2:02.45||None|
|4×50 m breaststroke relay||Great Britain||2:11.28||Germany||2:11.34||None|
|4×50 m butterfly relay||Germany||1:53.06||Great Britain||1:55.62||Finland||1:57.17|
|4×50 m medley relay|| Germany
- "European Sprint Swimming Championships". GBRathletics.com.
- Ann Porter (1993-11-13). "Swimming: New wave get their heads down for the kill as Gateshead pools the sprint talent". The Independent. Retrieved 2009-11-06.
- "Germans and Swedes dominate in Gateshead". New Straits Times. 1993-11-15. Retrieved 2009-11-06.