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Marina Garcia
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Marina Garcia 1752406
Position: Breaststroke
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Barcelona, Spain
High School: IES Car
Major: Public Health
Experience: 2 Letters


  • Representing her home country of Spain, reached the semifinals of the 200m breast at the 2015 World Championships, where she finished 16th (2:25.52); also took 22nd in the 100m qualifying round (1:07.97)
  • Placed fifth in the 200m breast (2:24.96) at the 2014 European Championships in BerlinTop of Form
  • At the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, reaching the finals in both the 100m breast (7th, 1:07.08) and 200m breast (6th, 2:23.55); also placed 10th in the 50m breast (31.24) and 10th with the 400m medley relay
  • At the 2012 European Short-Course Championships, earned a silver medal in the 200m breast at with a time of 2:20.57, while she also claimed bronze in the 100m breast (1:05.82)


  • Finished 13th with Spain’s 400m medley relay team in London with a time of 4:03.05
  • Swam in the heats of the 100m breast (25th, 1:08.64) and 200m breast (20th, 2:27.57)


  • Entered her junior year ranked among Cal’s all-time top 10 in the 100 breast (6th, 1:00.88) and 200 breast (2nd, 2:09.16)
  • At the 2015 NCAA Championships, earned a national title on the 200 medley relay, while she was also a member of the third-place 400 medley relay; in addition, took 16th in the 200 breast (2:09.74)
  • Swam the breaststroke leg on Cal's Pac-12 champion 200 medley relay at the 2015 meet; also finished 9th in the 100 breast (1:00.88), 4th in the 200 breast (2:10.00), 13th in the 500 free (4:46.24) and was on the runner-up 400 medley relay
  • At the 2014 Pac-12 Championships, placed 12th in the 400 IM (4:18.45), 16th in the 100 breast (1:02.38) and fifth in the 200 breast (2:11.75)


  • Public health major
  • Born July 6, 1994
  • Parents are Luisa and Miguel Angel Garcia
  • Her brother, Guillem, was a member of the Spanish water polo national team
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