Meilutyte Takes Gold in 100m Breaststroke at SC Euros

Photo Courtesy: Gian Mattia Dalberto/Lapresse

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte earned gold in the women’s 100m breaststroke with her time of 1:03.79, which was just enough to edge silver-medalist Finland’s Jenna Laukkanen who swam a 1:04.25. The bronze went to Spain’s Jessica Vall Montero in 1:04.80. Fourth place was earned by Italy’s Arianna Castiglioni who posted a 1:05.00 while fifth was taken by Ireland’s Mona McSharry in 1:05.01. Taking sixth and seventh was Sweden’s Sophie Hansson and Belgium’s Fanny Lecluyse. Denmark’s Rikke Moeller Pedersen took eighth.

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Jason Tillotson is a junior at American University where he is majoring in Foreign Language Communication with a minor in Marketing. He is also a coach for Nation's Capital Swim Club.

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