2016 French Elite National Championships

2016 French Elite Nationals Review: Selection Scenarii – Men

Jérémy Stravius emerged as the most prolific qualifier for individual events for Rio at the conclusion of the 2016 French Elite Nationals and Olympic Trials in Montpellier.

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2016 French Elite Nationals Review: Selection Scenarii – Women

Coralie Balmy leads the French women with one automatic and two complementary events for Rio at the conclusion of the 2016 French Elite Nationals.

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2016 French Elite Nationals in Montpellier: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

The final evening of competition at the 2016 French Elite Nationals will end with the men’s 50 free, the specialty of Florent Manaudou of Marseille.

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2016 French Elite Nationals in Montpellier: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

The 6th and final day of the 2016 French Elite National Championships will feature the much-awaited 50 freestyle.

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2016 French Elite Nationals in Montpellier: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

It’s Day 5 of 2015 French Elite Nationals and Olympic Trials and Camille Lacourt, Damien Joly, and Lara Grangeon are all hoping to see their own Rio posters at the end of the night.

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Previews & Recaps

2016 French Elite Nationals in Montpellier: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

The final evening of competition at the 2016 French Elite Nationals will end with the men’s 50 free, the specialty of Florent Manaudou of Marseille.

2016 French Elite Nationals in Montpellier: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

The 6th and final day of the 2016 French Elite National Championships will feature the much-awaited 50 freestyle.

2016 French Elite Nationals in Montpellier: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

It’s Day 5 of 2015 French Elite Nationals and Olympic Trials and Camille Lacourt, Damien Joly, and Lara Grangeon are all hoping to see their own Rio posters at the end of the night.

2016 French Elite Nationals in Montpellier: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Camille Lacourt is the top seed in the men’s 100 back on Day 5 of 2015 French Elite Nationals and Olympic Trials.

2016 French Elite Nationals in Montpellier: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Day 4 of 2016 French Elite Nationals means the much-anticipated men’s 100 free with Marseille sprinter Florent Manaudou.

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Documentary: “Swimming the French Way” Just in Time for French Trials

On opening day of the 2016 French Elite Nationals and Olympic Selection meet, beIN Sports televised the Laurent Bouit documentary “Champions Factory: Swimming The French Way.” Click above to watch the teaser.

Romain Barnier Interview: I took what I thought was the best of Auburn

Last October, Anne Lepesant sat down with former Auburn University swimmer and French Olympian Romain Barnier to talk about the…

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2016 French Elite Nationals Review: Selection Scenarii – Men

Jérémy Stravius emerged as the most prolific qualifier for individual events for Rio at the conclusion of the 2016 French Elite Nationals and Olympic Trials in Montpellier.

2016 French Elite Nationals Review: Selection Scenarii – Women

Coralie Balmy leads the French women with one automatic and two complementary events for Rio at the conclusion of the 2016 French Elite Nationals.

Manaudou on Missing the 100 Free in Montpellier: “I had a great 75”

“I knew I took it out too fast. I was thinking, ‘I hope they won’t come back too fast’ and… well, it was a good 75.”

A Tired Yannick Agnel Hints at Retirement after Rio

Yannick Agnel spoke to reporters after finishing seventh in the 100 meters freestyle on Friday night with 49.14 and missing…

Race Videos: Watch the Heats of the Men’s 100 Free from Montpellier

In anticipation of the most anticipated event of the 2016 French Elite National Championships, watch the top three heats of the men’s 100 freestyle from this morning.

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