The Canarian Michelle Alonso, world champion of 100 breaststroke in Madeira

Michelle Alonso, from Tenerife, with an intellectual disability, won the gold medal in the 100 breaststroke S14, registering a time of 1:15:13.

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Marta Fernández from Burgos became the double Paralympic swimming world champion this Tuesday, with just 35 minutes difference, by winning the 50-meter butterfly and the 150-meter stroke in her S4-S5 class, on a day in which the Canarian
Michelle Alonso also climbed to the top of the podium in the 100 breaststroke S14.

Marta Fernández, who was born with cerebral palsy as a result of a premature birth, took the gold in the 50-meter butterfly, class S5, after winning the final with great authority with a time of 41.91, without giving options to the Turkish Sevilay Ozturk, second with 44.38.
The bronze was awarded to the Brazilian Joana Da Silva Neves.

Marta Fernández's other gold medal was in the 150 styles, class S4, in which she once again demonstrated her superiority with 3:00.02, ahead of South African Kat Swanepoel by four seconds and Mexican Nely Miranda Herrera by eight.

The culmination of Marta Fernández's day He won the bronze in the mixed 20-point 4x50 style relay along with Toni Ponce, Miguel Luque and Nahia Zudaire (2:42.81).

These good results endorse the progression of Marta Fernández, who last year, at the Tokyo Games, won gold in the 50 meter breaststroke (SB3), silver in the 50 butterfly (S5) and bronze in the 50 free ( S4).

Michelle Alonso, from Tenerife, with an intellectual disability, won the gold medal in the 100 breaststroke S14,
when recording a time of 1:15:13, just over a second better than Australia's Paige Leonhardt, who took silver in 1:16.44. The bronze went to the Brazilian Debora Borges.

The Spanish delegation has 15 medals (3 gold, 5 silver and 7 bronze) in a World Cup whose general classification leads Italy with 28 medals.

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