Men’s 200m individual medley
Markus Rogan (AUT), Gold (1:51.72/ER): 'I rather think that I’ll now have to continue after winning this title. I changed my tactics at the last moment concentrating on breast-stroke, and it has paid off.'
Vytautas Janusaitis (LTU), Silver (1:52.22): 'In the past, backstroke used to be my strength. Now it rather is butterfly. I noticed in this morning’s heats that Laszlo Cseh was not in a good shape and that Rogan was the favourite. I have a kind os subscription on a European short course medal in this event, because I won my first bronze in 2004.'
Alan Cabello Forns (ESP), Bronze (1:53.04): 'Last year I also won the bronze medal, but this year I didn’t reckon with a medal because of the strong competition. I don’t know at all what Laszlo Cseh did on the last lap...'