Amaury Leveaux To Take Time Away From The Pool

Olympic gold medalist Amaury Leveaux will be taking time away from the pool to regenerate and reexamine his motivation before heading into a cycle of preparation for another Olympic Games, “I decided to take time for me to reflect, to see if I still want to swim,” Leveaux told beIN Sport. “I need a break, to renew myself both physically and mentally.”

He also told the publication that he would he would make a determination of where he is at in September, but that the 2016 Rio Olympics are still in the forefront of his mind.

Last summer Leveaux won a World Championship gold in the 4 x 100 freestyle relay after swimming the lead-off leg in the preliminaries.

Leveaux, a two time French Olympian, still holds the short course world record in the 100 freestyle and at the 2012 Olympics in London earned gold as a member of the 4 x 100 freestyle French relay team and a silver as a member of the 4 x 200 freestyle French relay team.


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bobo gigi
7 years ago

Hopefully, he will not gain 30 pounds during this period.

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