In the K2 200 meters, Menning formed a team with Theodor Orban.
There they made it to fifth place in their trial heat, which means they are ready for the semi-finals.
In addition, Sweden was sixth in the K4 1,000 meters.
The team consisted of Eric Hedin, Theodor Orban, Erik Andersson and Anton Andersson.
Germany won the European Championship gold.
In the K2 1,000 meters, Melina Andersson and Johanna Johansson finished fourth in the final.
Dennis Kernen failed to threaten any medals and finished sixth in the K1 500m final.