Herning 2013: Gold No3 For Belmonte; Relay WR For Russia

A stellar season for Mireia Belmonte [Photo: Patrick B. Kraemer]

What a season for Mireia Belmonte, a 3:56.14 over 400m freestyle at the European Short-Course Championships in Herning, Denmark, granting hr a third gold; day 3 finals come to a thudding close when the Russian quartet of Sergey Fesikov, Vladimir Morozov – soon after a 45.96 win in the 100m freestyle – Rozaliya Nasretdinova and Veronika Popova set a world record of 1:29.53 in the 4x50m mixed freestyle; a doubly merry at Christmas in store at the Gyurta household in Hungary tafter Gergely, the younger brother of Daniel, takes 1500m freestyle crown in 14:30.26; gold, too, for Ruta Meilutyte – on medley

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What a season for Mireia Belmonte, a 3:56.14 over 400m freestyle at the European Short-Course Championships in Herning, Denmark, granting hr a third gold; day 3 finals come to a thudding close when the Russian quartet of Sergey Fesikov, Vladimir Morozov – soon after a 45.96 win in the 100m freestyle – Rozaliya Nasretdinova and Veronika Popova set a world record of 1:29.53 in the 4x50m mixed freestyle; a doubly merry at Christmas in store at the Gyurta household in Hungary tafter Gergely, the younger brother of Daniel, takes 1500m freestyle crown in 14:30.26; gold, too, for Ruta Meilutyte – on medley

Comments

Fabio

Wow Federica! 3’58” without a properly training for this distance! As she said, she’ll start to work for the 400 freestyle in next January, but she still managed to swim so good today (despite she suffered a little back injury last week)
And now I can’t wait to see what she can do tomorrow on the 200 freestyle. Today she’s not so resistant on the long races, but she’s faster than ever in the shorter ones…

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