American Michael Andrew and Hungarian Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu came out on top in overall prize money earnings at the 2019 Mare Nostrum.
Russian Yuliya Efimova was simply unstoppable across the Mare Nostrum Tour, keeping herself undefeated across all 3 breaststroke distances on all 3 stops.
Ben Proud of Great Britain posted a 21.58 to win the 50 free, defeating a field including Bruno Fratus, MIchael Andrew, and Kristian Gkolomeev.
Katinka Hosszu swam to a new meet record at day 2 prelims in Barcelona, putting up a time of 2:09.07 in the women’s 200 IM.
Lidon Munoz became the first Spanish woman to break 25 seconds in the 50 free in Barcelona, winning bronze in a time of 24.91.
Katinka Hosszu will aim to sweep the women’s 400 IM across the 2019 Mare Nostrum Tour on day one in Barcelona. She’ll also contest the 100 fly
Delfina Pignatiello smashed the South American Record in the women’s 1500 freestyle in a time of 15:51.68, lowering the 15:54.30 from Kristel Kobrich in 2013.
Michael Andrew popped off another sub-25 50 back during the opening prelims session of the Mare Nostrum stop in Barcelona, posting the top seed in 24.83.