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Chantal Strasser wins gold at European swimming championships

Swiss swimmer, Chantal Strasser, took gold in Spain. Keystone / Patrick Kraemer

Switzerland's Chantal Strasser has clinched a gold medal at the European short-course swimming championships in Spain.

This content was published on December 15, 2000 - 17:19

She clocked 8 minutes 2.23 seconds in the 800-metre freestyle competition. She finished ahead of Britain's Rebecca Cooke and Jana Pechanova from the Czech Republic.

Strasser is the second Swiss women's swimmer to clinch a gold medal over the 800 metre distance. Flavia Rigamonti won gold at the European championships in 1998.

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