Articles by Anne Lepesant

CN Marseille Sweeps Top 5 Places in an Exciting Men’s 100 Free Final on Day Five of Nationals in Chartres

Florent Manaudou and the rest of the French sprinters lived up to their hype in a very exciting 100 free final at French National Long Course Championships in Chartres.

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Bogdanovski of Johns Hopkins and Josa of Queens Named Bluegrass Mountain Conference Swimmers of the Year

Ana Bogdanovski (left) of Johns Hopkins University and Matt Josa of Queens University Charlotte were named 2014 Bluegrass Mountain Conference Swimmers of the Year.

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France Continues to Fill its Roster for Euros on Day Four of Nationals in Chartres

The French National Long Course Championship in Chartres has concluded its fourth day by crowning new national champions in women’s 50 breast, 200 IM, and 100 back and in men’s 1500, 200 breast and 200 fly.

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 4/9/2014

That’s the last of it. With the exception of high school swimming in California, short-course season is officially over. See who made the Daring (Baker’s) Dozen for the weekend of April 4-6, 2014.

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Muffat Doubles; Lacourt, Manaudou Pick Up Wins on Day Three of French Nationals in Chartres

Camille Muffat at 2014 French National Championships. Photo courtesy of Camille Muffat Officiel on Facebook.

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Lacourt-Stravius Matchup Headlines Day Two of French Nationals in Chartres

Camille Lacourt won the much-anticipated men’s 100 back at the 2014 French Long Course National Championship in Chartres.

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French Long Course Nationals in Chartres: Day One Wrap-Up

A view of the competition pool at the 2014 French Long Course Championships in Chartres.

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French Long Course Nationals in Chartres: Fan Guide Part 2 – Whom to Watch

All eyes will be on this guy, French superstar Yannick Agnel, who has been training under Bob Bowman at NBAC for the last year. This will be Agnel’s first major meet since moving to Baltimore and everyone will be keen to see how the “American” version of their superstar does in Chartres.

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French Long Course Nationals in Chartres: Fan Guide Part 1 – Setting the Stage

Quiet before the storm: the French national championships get underway tomorrow morning in Chartres, France. Among the top international stars who will be competing are Yannick Agnel, Camille Muffat, Florent Manaudou, Jérémy Stravius, and Camille Lacourt.

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 4/2/2014

It’s crossover season! Short-course is ending, long-course is getting started, and we’ve got notable swims from both. See the Daring Dozen for March 25-27, 2014.

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 3/26/2014

Short course season is wrapping up all over the country. Here are our Weekly Wonders for the weekend of March 21-23, 2014.

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2014 M. NCAA Picks: 200 Fly – Anyone’s Game. Really.

Top-seeded Michigan sophomore Dylan Bosch will be looking to improve on his third-place finish of 2013. He will be joined by a large group of talented 200-flyers, any one of whom just could give us a new NCAA record this year.

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2014 M. NCAA Picks: 400 IM – Florida and Michigan Both Hoping For Momentum Swing

Sophomore Chase Kalisz of Georgia is the favorite to win the 400 IM, and he has a shot at taking down the NCAA record while he’s at it.

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2014 M. NCAA Picks: 200 Back – When Did 1:41 Become Ho-Hum?

Cal freshman Ryan Murphy is one of the favorites in a crowded field of superstars contending for the 200 back title at this year’s NCAAs.

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2014 W. NCAA PICKS: 1650 Free – A Great Opportunity for Georgia

Georgia sophomore Brittany MacLean comes in with the time to beat in the mile, but there are a lot of veterans who are looking to take the crown.

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