Leander’s Meilutyte wins second gold at Stockholm Open Meet

Ruta Meilutyte

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Ruta Meilutyte claimed a second gold medal at the Stockholm Open with victory in the 100m breaststroke.

The Olympic champion had also triumphed in the 50m breaststroke in a world leading time on Thursday evening.

On Saturday in the two-length race, the world record holder clocked 1:06.57 to win by more than a second.

Meilutyte’s Leander team-mate Moniek Nijhuis finished eighth in 1:10.17.

Elsewhere, Mindaugus Sadauskas finished eighth in the 50m freestyle in 22.87 seconds, while Juliette Casini was 15th in the 100m freestyle in 56.61 seconds.

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