Spanish Swimming

Spain Names a Provisional Roster of 15 for Worlds; No Hugo Gonzalez (yet)

Veteran breaststroker Jessica Vall (above) has been named to her 6th consecutive World Aquatics Championships team for Spain.


Jessica Vall, Marc Sanchez Break Spanish Winter Nats Records on Day 1

Jessica Vall (above) swam a lifetime best in the 50 breaststroke, but still wasn’t fast enough to qualify for the European Short Course Championships in December.

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What Would Catalonian Independence Mean for Swimming?

A referendum being held in Spain that carries significant geopolitical weight could also have an impact on swimming. Catalonians are…


Bea Gomez Swims Qualifying Time to Join Spanish Olympic Team

Beatriz Gomez has gone under the Olympic qualifying standard in the 200 IM by swimming a 2:13.01 this week at the…

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Spain’s Belmonte Undergoing Stem Cell Treatment for Shoulder Injury

Spanish swimmer Mireia Belmonte, who currently holds more World Records than any other swimmer, is undergoing a ‘modern marvel’ procedure to treat her ailing shoulder.


Mireia Belmonte nominated for prestigious Princess of Asturias Sports Award

Spanish swimmer Mireia Belmonte has been nominated for a prestitious award in Spain, according to her Facebook page: the Princess of Asturias Award in sports.

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Spain to Send 14 Athletes to Kazan

Spain will be sending 14 athletes, seven male and seven female, to compete at the World Championships in Kazan this summer…


Jakabos Breaks Hosszu’s Meet Record in Prelims on Day 1 of 2015 Euro Meet

On the first day of the 2015 Luxembourg-hosted Euro Meet, Hungarian Zsu Jakabos stepped out of her countrymate Katinka Hosszu’s prodigious…


Belmonte’s Hometown to Name Her as Their ‘Favourite Daughter’

On February 2nd the town of Badalona honour Mireia Belmonte by crowning her their ‘Favourite Daughter’…

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18 Spaniards, Including Mireia Belmonte, to Race at Luxembourg Euro Meet

For star Mireia Belmonte Luxembourg will be her first long course meet since winning four golds at the Short Course World Championships in December.


Belmonte Wins Twice, Vall Ties Spanish Record on Saturday in Barcelona

Spain’s Mireia Belmonte repeated the double that earned her two World Records in Doha on Saturday morning.

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Three Meet Records Go Down on Friday Afternoon at Spanish SC Nationals

Melanie Costa-Schmid opened up Friday’s afternoon session with a new Meet Record in the 200 free – a time that would have finaled in Doha.

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Mireia Belmonte Continues Winning Ways, Breaks World Record in Spain

After breaking two World Records in Doha at the 2014 World Championships last weekend, Mireia Belmonte hasn’t slowed down through the…


Brazil Matches Spain With Three Golds for the Lead in the Medal Standings

Spain and Brazil now top the medal podium with three gold each…

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Two-for-one: Belmonte breaks second WR of Doha Day 1 with 400 IM upset

For whom the Belmonte tolls: Mireia Belmonte knocked off her second World Record in just a few hours with a 4:19.86 in the 400 IM.

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