Sunday, December 23, 2007

1927, Bologna: The first Bureau of L.E.N

The first "Bureau" members of the "Ligue Europeenne de Natation" - "L.E.N." that has been established during the European Championships in Bologna in 1927.
From L-R: Binner (Germany), E.G. Drigny (France), Bergvall (Sweden), Donath (Hungary) and Hodson (England).
First duties of L.E.N has been the organization of European Championships, the elaboration of the records archive and in view of the Amsterdam 1928 Olympic Games the first swimming competition (4X200 meters per team) between Europe and America.
Source: Le miroir des Sports 1927

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