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UB swimmers represent Spain and France at World University and Mediterranean Games

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Two UB swimmers represented Spain and France over the summer at the World University and Mediterranean Games.

Oscar Pereiro, men’s swimming team captain, was tapped to represent Spain at the 2013 Mediterranean Games held in Mersin, Turkey, in June as well as the World University Games, hosted in Kazan, Russia in July.

Pereiro, a native of Arzua, Spain, competed in the 50- and 100-meter backstroke, 50-meter freestyle, and the backstroke leg of the 4 x 100-meter medley relay at the Olympic-style, multi-sport World University Games. In Turkey, he finished fourth in the 50-meter backstroke.

Adeline Martin, a UB junior from Antibes, France, represented her country, too, at the World University Games. A six-year veteran of the French National Team, Martin swam the 200- and 400-meter individual medleys. She has previously represented France at the Junior European & European Swimming Championships earning a silver medal at the 2011 Junior European Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.