Belmonte and Costa set Spanish records


At the Spanish Open today, Mireia Belmonte García completed what was a strong meet with a national record time of 2:10.26 in the 200 IM, behind only Australia’s Alicia Coutts’ 2:10.06 and China’s 14-year-old Ye Shiwen’s 2:10.11 this year. And in the 400 free, Melanie Costa Schmid downed the Spanish record with a 4:07.09, moving into 11th place in the world rankings this year. Via SwimmingWorld Magazine and


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