Articles by Anne Lepesant

Bourelly, Derache Scratch 100 Free Final on Day 4 at French Nationals

There were only three scratches among the top-16 swimmers in each event on Day 4 of French Elite Nationals, two of which were in the men’s 100 free.

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Austin Winchester Sends Verbal Commitment to NC State

Austin Winchester, a 6’6″ freestyler from Wilmington, North Carolina, has verbally committed to the Wolfpack for 2020-21.


2019 French Elite Nationals: Hugo Sagnes Only Top-16 Scratch for Day 4

Mehdy Metella is top seed in the 100 free on Day 4 of 2019 French Elite Nationals.

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4x NY Federated Champ Chloe Stepanek Verbally Commits to Texas A&M

LIAC freestyler Chloe Stepanek has announced she will be an Aggie in 2020-21.


Jeremy Desplanches Downs Swiss NR in the 200 Fly on Day 3 in Rennes

Jeremy Desplanches has now broken two Swiss National Records in Rennes.

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Charlotte Bonnet Will be in Gwangju, But No French 800 Free Relay

Following their male counterparts, the French women did not qualify an 800 free relay for Gwangju.

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2019 French Elite Nationals: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Day 3 finals from the 2019 French Elite National Championships in Rennes.


Stravius Puts Up #3 Time in World, Qualifies for Gwangju in 50 Back

Jérémy Stravius swam 24.65 in prelims of the 50 back on Thursday to satisfy the first half of the FFN’s criteria for making the 2019 World Championships team.

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Top Seeds Scratch Finals on Day 3 at French Elite Nationals

After a suboptimal swim in prelims that left him 14th, Nans Roch scratched out of the B final of the 200 fly.

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NCAP’s Georgia Johnson Verbally Commits to South Carolina

Georgia Johnson of Nation’s Capital Swim Club has announced her verbal commitment to South Carolina for 2020-21.

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2019 French Elite Nationals: No Scratches for Day 3 Prelims

Jérémy Stravius is the top seed in the men’s 50 back on Day 3 of the 2019 French Elite Nationals.

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2019 French Elite Nationals: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Béryl Gastaldello is the top seed in the women’s 100 back on Day 2 finals at the 2019 French Elite Nationals in Rennes.

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2019 French Elite Nationals: Gastaldello Gets a 2nd Chance in 100 Back

Gastaldello will have the opportunity to make the Worlds team in the 100 back if she satisfies both criteria in finals: swims a 1:00.42 or better and finishes in the top-2.

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2019 French Elite Nationals: Freestyle Scratches Everywhere on Day 2

There were no scratches on the women’s side for Day 2, but plenty of movement in the men’s freestyle events.

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NCAP’s Allison Kopac Sends Verbal Commitment to Notre Dame

Allison Kopac has verbally committed to Notre Dame for 2020-21.

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