Another Title For Belmonte After ‘Nice Christmas Surprise’

That's life: Spain's Mireia Belmonte after her third world record of the year in 2014

Mireia Belmonte, three world records in the mix of a stellar year, added the Spanish 400m free s/c crown at nationals in Castellon this evening a day after cracking the world 1500m free mark; On the new record she established yesterday, Belmonte tells SwimVortex.com: “After racing the hour [for-distance challenge] in Compiegne last weekend, I knew that my distance fitness was solid, but a WR is a nice Christmas surprise!”

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Mireia Belmonte, three world records in the mix of a stellar year, added the Spanish 400m free s/c crown at nationals in Castellon this evening a day after cracking the world 1500m free mark; On the new record she established yesterday, Belmonte tells SwimVortex.com: “After racing the hour [for-distance challenge] in Compiegne last weekend, I knew that my distance fitness was solid, but a WR is a nice Christmas surprise!”

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beachmouse

Congrats to Belmonte! The last two years have quietly seen the dawn of a golden age in women’s distance swimming.

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