Big downer: Pernille Blume misses medaljepladsen

The Danish swimmer Pernille Blume had to settle with a fifth place finish in the 100 meter free at the short course-the european championships in Glasgow. The

Big downer: Pernille Blume misses medaljepladsen

The Danish swimmer Pernille Blume had to settle with a fifth place finish in the 100 meter free at the short course-the european championships in Glasgow.

The Danish svømmestjerne Pernille Blume could not keep up the pace on the final track, as she stood in the finals in the 100 meter free at the short course-the european championships in Glasgow.

It meant that Pernille Blume finished in fifth place and thus not managed to swim a medal home in the discipline, as in the case in 2017, as the short course-EM was held in Denmark, and Blume, secured a bronze medal.

Pernille Blume swam in Friday's finals in the time 52,05 seconds, while Freya Anderson from great Britain secured gold in the time 51,49 seconds.

Beryl Castaldello from France and the Dutch Femke Heemskerk took respectively silver and bronze.

the short course-the european championship is the least prestigious of the major championships. Several of Denmark's best swimmers - for example, Mie Ø. Nielsen and Viktor Bromer - does not participate in the championship. At the OLYMPICS next year svømmes on langbane.

In 2016, won Pernille Blume (OLYMPICS-gold in the 50 metres free.

Shortly after it succeeded Tobias Mountain to book a place in Saturday's european championship finals in the 100 metres breaststroke.

In his semi-final set, the 21-year-old dane, a new Danish national record in the time 57,14 seconds, and he was number four in his semi-final and the number seven across the two semi-finals.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 06 December 2019, 20:00

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