MADRID, 9 Jul. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte will command the Spanish swimming team for the Tokyo Olympic Games, in which Spain will finally participate in the women’s 4×100 styles relay, the Royal Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN) has confirmed this Friday.
The Directorate of the National Swimming and Open Water Team has determined that Mireia Belmonte (UCAM Fuensanta), Marina García (CN Sabadell), Lidón Muñoz (CN Sant Andreu), Jimena Pérez (CD Gredos San Diego), Jessica Vall (CN Sant Andreu ), Africa Zamorano (CN Sant Andreu), Nicolás García (CD Gredos San Diego), Hugo González (Real Canoe NC) and Joan Lluís Pons (CN Sant Andreu) make up the Spanish Olympic team.
In addition, the RFEN reported that it has finally decided to register the women’s 4×100 styles after accepting the invitation at the last minute from the International Swimming Federation (FINA), a relay that will be made up of Africa Zamorano, Mireia Belmonte, Jessica Vall and Lidón Muñoz.
Sean Kelly (RFEN Team Leader), Jordi Jou (CN Sant Andreu coach), José Ignacio González (Real Canoe NC coach), José Daguerre (RFEN doctor), Mónica Solana ( RFEN physiotherapist) and Raúl Arellano (Head of Performance Analysis).
In addition, before the Olympic event, Jessica Vall, Africa Zamorano, Lidón Muñoz, Joanllu Pons and Hugo González, will gather from July 15 to 21 with the technical staff at the Yamaguchi headquarters (Japan), while the rest will attend directly to the Olympic Village in Tokyo.