Articles by Anne Lepesant

Tennessee Reels in Another Verbal for 2020: TISCA State Champ Will Jackson

McCallie School and McCallie / GPS Aquatics freestyler Will Jackson has verbally committed to Tennessee for 2020-21.

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2019 French Nationals: Clément Mignon Misses 50 Free QT for Worlds by .01

Of all the near-misses this week, Clément Mignon’s was the most egregious.

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Mehdy Metella Crushes French Record in 100 Fly with World-leading 50.85

Marseille’s Mehdy Metella lowered his own French National Record by .19 and became the only sub-51 flyer in the world so far this season with 50.85.

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2019 French Elite Nationals: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

As the French wrap up their Elite Nationals, Jeremy Stravius, Marie Wattel, and Mehdy Metella are among the athletes already qualified for the 2019 World Championships team.

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2019 French Elite Nationals: Mathilde Cini Ops out of 200 Back on Day 6

Mathilde Cini will not defend her national title in the 200 back at 2019 French Elite Nationals.

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2019 French Nationals: Marc-Antoine Olivier Scratches 400 Free on Day 6

After earning a silver in the 800 free and a bronze in the 1500 free, Marc-Antoine Olivier has pulled out of his final event, the 400 free.

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.09 Keeps French Women’s 4×100 Free Out of 2019 World Championships

The FFN has decided on principle not to take the women’s 4×100 freestyle relay to Gwangju.

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David Aubry Breaks French NR in 800 free, 7:46.30; Ranks 6th in World

David Aubry went 7:46.31 to break the French National Record in the 800 free on Saturday.

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2019 French Elite Nationals: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Day 5 finals at 2019 French Elite Nationals in Rennes.

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France: Showdown Coming in W100 Free – Gastaldello, Wattel Vying for 1 Spot

Béryl Gastaldello and Marie Wattel are battling for the second 100 free spot on France’s World Championships roster.

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Mathilde Cini Scratches 100 Free Final on Day 5 of French Nationals

Mathilde Cini will not swim in the final of the 100 free on Saturday night in Rennes.

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2019 French Elite Nationals: #1 Seed in 800 Free Scratches Prelims on Day 5

Russia’s Anastassia Kirpitchnikova of Montpellier Métropole is the only scratch for Day 5 prelims. She was seeded #1 in the women’s 800 free.

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Greek NAG Record-holder George Aspougalis Commits to GWU

Greek National Age Group Record-holder George Aspougalis has signed a NLI to swim for George Washington next fall.

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Vanderbilt Scores 2020 Verbal Commitment from Gabriela Pierobon Mays

Gabriela Pierobon Mays from Madison Aquatic Club has verbally committed to Vanderbilt University for 2020-21.

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2019 French Elite Nationals: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Fantine Lesaffre, the top seed in tonight’s 400 IM final, already qualified for Gwangju with her performance at 2018 European Championships.

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