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Moravcová wins three medals at champs

THE SLOVAK fish, as they call the country's best swimmer Martina Moravcová, won golden medal in the 100 metres butterfly at European Championships in Berlin, Germany August 2.

Moravcová narrowly missed the record books, scoring the second best time in history, 57.20 seconds, in the 100m butterfly event.

Moravcová also won two silver medals, in the 50 and 100 metres crawl.

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