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FRAMED! Eye-catching images from the European Championships

Last updated on: August 07, 2018 10:00 IST

The first ever edition of the European Championships has kick-started amidst plenty of excitement. The multi-sport event, hosted by Berlin and Glasgow, has brought to the fore youngsters making a splash in the pool and others shining in their respective sport. 

The Championships that commenced on August 2, will go on till August 12. And over the last four days the action has been incredible. As the saying goes, pictures speak louder than words, Rediff.com brings you some exhilarating action from the ongoing European Championships...

Romania's Denisa Golgota competes in the Women's Individual Floor final gymnastics on Day Four of the European Championships in Glasgow at The SSE Hydro on August 5

IMAGE: Romania's Denisa Golgota competes in the Women's Individual Floor final gymnastics on Day Four of the European Championships in Glasgow at The SSE Hydro on August 5. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Greece'S Evangelia Platanioti competes in the Solo Free Routine, Preliminary round during the Synchronised Swimming on Day Four of the European Championships at Scotstoun Sports Campus in Glasgow on August 5

IMAGE: Greece'S Evangelia Platanioti competes in the Solo Free Routine, Preliminary round during the Synchronised Swimming on Day Four of the European Championships at Scotstoun Sports Campus in Glasgow on August 5. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Team Spain compete in the Sychronised Swimming Team Free Routine final of the European Championships at Scotstoun Sports Campus in Glasgow on August 4

IMAGE: Team Spain compete in the Sychronised Swimming Team Free Routine final of the European Championships at Scotstoun Sports Campus in Glasgow on August 4. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Marieke Keijser and Ilse Paulis of Netherlands celebrate winning in the rowing final of the Lightweight Women's Double Sculls event at Strathclyde Country Park in Glasgow on August 5

IMAGE: Marieke Keijser and Ilse Paulis of Netherlands celebrate winning in the rowing final of the Lightweight Women's Double Sculls event at Strathclyde Country Park in Glasgow on August 5. Photograph: Jack Thomas/Getty Images

Ukraine's \Mykhaylo Romanchuk competes in the Men's 1500m Freestyle swimming final at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow on August 5

IMAGE: Ukraine's Mykhaylo Romanchuk competes in the Men's 1500m Freestyle swimming final at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow on August 5. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Ireland's Shane Ryan competes in the Men's 100m Backstroke Semi-Final 1 at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow on August 5

IMAGE: Ireland's Shane Ryan competes in the Men's 100m Backstroke Semi-Final 1 at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow on August 5. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

A general view as the peloton of women cyclists pass during a road race in Glasgow on August 5

IMAGE: A general view as the peloton of women cyclists pass during a road race in Glasgow on August 5. Photograph: Dan Istitene/Getty Images

Austria's Bernhard Reitshammer competes during the Men's 100m Backstroke heats at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow on August 5

IMAGE: Austria's Bernhard Reitshammer competes during the Men's 100m Backstroke heats at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow on August 5. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Norway's Kjetil Borch celebrates winning in rowing final of the Men's Single Sculls event at Strathclyde Country Park in Glasgow on August 5

IMAGE: Norway's Kjetil Borch celebrates winning in rowing final of the Men's Single Sculls event at Strathclyde Country Park in Glasgow on August 5. Photograph: Jack Thomas/Getty Images

Russia's Kliment Kolesnikov competes in the Men's 100m Backstroke swimming Semi-Final 1 at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow on August 5

IMAGE: Russia's Kliment Kolesnikov competes in the Men's 100m Backstroke swimming Semi-Final 1 at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow on August 5. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images
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