• European Championships

Great Britain's record haul ends on a high

ESPN staff
August 24, 2014
Francesca Halsall ended her European Championships with a third gold medal © Getty Images

Great Britain ended their most successful European Championships to date with a further three gold medals in the swimming pool on the final day in Berlin.

Francesca Halsall claimed top honours in the women's 50 metres freestyle, her third gold medal of the week, while Jazmin Carlin also came up trumps by winning gold in the 400m freestyle.

The men's team took gold in the 4x100m medley relay while the women's relay team, including Halsall, Georgia Davies, Sophie Taylor and Jemma Lowe, finished with the bronze in their respective medley race, behind Sweden and Demark.

Roberto Pavoni won European silver in the men's 400m medley final, which also saw Max Litchfield finish fourth.

Benjamin Proud just missed out on bronze in the men's 50m freestyle final, having finished fourth overall.

Sunday's haul meant Great Britain finished the championships with 24 medals in total - nine of them gold - which eclipsed their previous record of 18 medals in 2010.

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