Mireia Belmonte blasts 1500 meter Short Course World Record, now 15:26.95


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According to the Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN), Mireia Belmonte Garcia has smashed the short course world record in the women’s 1500-meter freestyle.

Belmote Garcia raced to a 15:26.95 to demolish Lotte Friis’ world record of 15:28.65. That gives Belmonte Garcia a sweep of the 400-800-1500 freestyle world records currently.

Mireia Belmonte García at Debrecen 2012

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