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DOB: 10 November 1990

Event: 200m & 400m Individual Medley, 200m Butterfly, 400m & 800m Freestyle

Key Stats:

Olympics: 1 x Gold; 2 x Silver; 1 x Bronze

World Championships: 2 x silver; 1 x Bronze

3 x time Olympian – Beijing 2008, London 2012 & Rio 2016

The first Spanish female Olympic champion in swimming

Spanish swimmer Mireia Belmonte began swimming at the age of five and quickly developed a talent for being an all-rounder, with wins in butterfly, medley and freestyle events. A multiple world record holder and Olympic champion, Mireia snatched victory in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games 200m butterfly event to take the gold and Olympic title home to Spain.

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