Alberto Martinez Murcia
Alberto Martínez Murcia (born 27 June 1998 in Cartagena, Murcia) is a 23-year-old Spanish pool and open water swimmer. He swims for CN Marina Cartagena Ancora and at CAR de Sant Cugat with French coach Fred Vergnoux.
Open Water Swimming Highlights
- On 16 July 2019, he finished 8th in the 2019 FINA World Championships 10 km in Gwangju, South Korea in 1:48:02.20 to qualify for the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games at the age of 21.
- On 19 July 2019, he finished 7th in the 2019 FINA World Championships 25 km in Gwangju, South Korea in 4:51:44.10 at the age of 21.
- He finished 11th in the European Open Water Swimming Championships in Loch Lomond, Scotland in the 25 km race.
- He finished 10th in the European Open Water Swimming Championships in Loch Lomond, Scotland in the 10 km race.
- On 25 May 2019, he finished 3rd the 10 km LEN Open Water Cup in Lac du Causse in Brive, France that qualified him to compete in the 2019 FINA World Championships.
- On 16 June 2019, he won the 5 km at the Spanish open water swimming championships in Banyoles, Spain.
- On 16 June 2019, he finished 3rd overall and was the top Spanish swimmer in the 10 km swim.
- He competed on the 2016 FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup.
- He finished 16th in the 2018 FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series race in Doha, Qatar on 16 March 2018.
- He finished 4th in the 10 km Madeira Island Ultra Swim in Portugal on 12 September 2020.
- On 13 March 2021, he finished 10th in the 10 km in 1:52:18.90 at the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series in Qatar at the age of 22.
- On 15 February 2020, he finished 23rd in the 10 km in 1:50:08.40 at the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series in Qatar at the age of 21.
- On 16 February 2019, he finished 20th in the 10 km in 1:52:43.70 at the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series in Qatar at the age of 20.
- On 9 November 2018, he finished 19th in the 10 km in 1:53:38.80 at the FINA/Hosa Marathon Swim World Series in UAE at the age of 20.
- On 12 August 2018, he finished 11th in the 25 km in 5:01:24.30 at the European Championships in the UK at the age of 20.
- On 9 August 2018, he finished 10th in the 10 km in 1:49:49.70 at the European Championships in the UK at the age of 20.
- On 9 June 2018, he finished 9th in the 10 km in 1:56:42.10 at the FINA/Hosa Marathon Swim World Series in Setubal Bay, Portugal at the age of 19.
- On 17 March 2018, he finished 17th in the 10 km in 1:53:10.90 at the FINA/Hosa Marathon Swim World Series in Qatar at the age of 19.
- On 21 October 2017, he finished 24th in the 10 km in 1:53:32.10 at the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup in Hong Kong at the age of 19.
- On 15 October 2017, he finished 15th in the 10 km in 1:31:59.90 at the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup in China at the age of 19.
- On 5 August 2021, he finished 18th in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim in Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo Bay at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
- He finished 8th in the 10 km FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series in Eilat, Israel on 12 December 2021 at the age of 23.
- On 26 June 2022, he will participate in the mixed 6 km relay in Lake Lupa, Hungary at the 2022 FINA World Championships.
2020 Tokyo Olympic 10K Marathon Swim Results
Gold: Florian Wellbrock (Germany, 23) 1:48:33.70
Silver: Kristóf Rasovszky (Hungary, 24) 1:48:59.00
Bronze: Gregorio Paltrinieri (Italy, 26) 1:49:01.10
4. Matan Roditi (Israel, 22) 1:49:24.90
5. Athanasios Kynigakis (Greece, 22) 1:49:29.20
6. Marc-Antoine Olivier (France, 25) 1:50:23.00
7. Ferry Weertman (Netherlands, 29) 1:51:30.80
8. Michael McGlynn (South Africa, 21) 1:51:32.70
9. Hau-Li Fan (Canada, 23) 1:51:37.00
10. Jordan Wilimovsky (USA, 27) 1:51:40.20
11. Rob Muffels (Germany, 26) 1:53:03.30
12. Kai Graeme Edwards (Australia, 22) 1:53:04.00
13. Taishin Minamide (Japan, 25) 1:53:07.50
14. Mario Sanzullo (Italy, 28) 1:53:08.60
15. David Farinango (Ecuador, 20) 1:53:09.80
16. Phillip Seidler (Namibia, 23) 1:53:14.10
17. Daniel Delgadillo (Mexico, 31) 1:53:14.40
18. Alberto Martinez (Spain, 23) 1:53:16.50
19. Kirill Abrosimov (Russian Olympic Committee, 29) 1:54:29.30
20. Ous Mellouli (Tunisia, 37) 1:56:33.30
21. Vitaliy Khudyakov (Kazakhstan, 26) 1:57:53.70
22. William Yan Thorley (Hong Kong, 18) 1:58:33.40
23. Tiago Campos (Portugal, 22) 1:59:42.00
24. Matej Kozubek (Czech Republic, 25) 2:01:52.10
DNF Hector Thomas Cheal Pardoe (Great Britain, 20)
DNF David Aubry (France, 24)
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