Mireia Belmonte

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Birthday
10, 1990
Birthplace
Badalona, Spain
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1990 (age 28)
Birthplace
Badalona, Spain

About

World record-holding Spanish swimmer who won two silver medals at the 2012 Olympic games, becoming the first swimmer from her country to medal twice at one Games.

Before Fame

She started competing at the World Youth Championships in 2006. She won her first gold medals in competition in 2008.

Trivia

In 2013, she became the first woman to race an 800 M freestyle in less than 8 minutes.

Family Life

She was born to Jose Belmonte and Paqui Garcia and attended Open University of Catalonia.

Associated With

She competed against Katie Ledecky at the 2012 Olympics, falling second to her in the 800 meter freestyle.