Patricia Castro

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Patricia Castro
Personal information
Full name Patricia Castro Ortega
Nationality  Spain
Born (1992-08-06) 6 August 1992 (age 26)
Madrid, Spain
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Club Natació Terrassa (ESP)[1]

Patricia Castro Ortega (born 6 August 1992) is a Spanish freestyle and relay swimmer, who was selected to the national team to qualify for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[2][3] She competed in the women's 4 × 200 m freestyle relay, along with her teammates Mireia Belmonte García, Melania Costa, and Lydia Morant. She and her team placed tenth in the heats, with a time of 7:54.59, breaking their national swimming record, but failing to advance into the finals.

Castro is a student at Queens University of Charlotte, and formerly a member of Club Natació Terrassa [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Patricia Castro Ortega". London 2012. Archived from the original on 13 September 2012. Retrieved 18 November 2012.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Patricia Castro". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 18 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Qualifying Athletes – Women's relays" (PDF). FINA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 November 2012. Retrieved 15 November 2012.