European Aquatics Championships 2022 top pool swimmers, artistic swimmers, marathon/open swimmers, divers, and high divers are ready to impress in Rome, Italy to compete at the 2022 European Aquatics Championships.
European Aquatics Championships 2022: From 11-21 August, approximately 1,500 athletes from 50 nations will be in action, competing in 77 events for the 231 medals that will be up for grabs.
European Aquatics Championships 2022: The 11-day competition will see events taking place in the Italian capital for the first time since 1983. The Stadio del Nuoto, Stadio Nicola Pietrangeli, Lido di Ostia and Campi 1-2 Circolo del Tennis, where the high diving competition will take place, will be the venues.
For the hosts, they will be putting their hopes in Rio 2016 1500m freestyle gold medallist Gregorio Paltrinieri, 100 backstroke world champion (and world record holder) Thomas Ceccon, young phenom Benedetta Pilato and Tokyo 2020 women's 800m freestyle bronze medallist Simona Quadarella.
Breakout star David Popovici is another man to keep an eye on after claiming two world titles for Romania, and Britain's Tom Dean is due to race after an impressive performance at the Commonwealth Games, becoming England's most decorated athlete at the event.
Of course, everyone already knows about the brilliant Kristof Milak, who finished with the gold medal in the men's 200m butterfly in Tokyo.
In women's events superstar Sarah Sjostrom will be looking to add to her golden legacy.
Katinka Hosszu will be back for more continental glory, while Spain's Mirieia Belmonte is another top name on the entry list.