Grand European Tour Marches Onward to Nice International Meeting

The next stop on the informal European circuit, suddenly united by a handful of big-name swimmers making all of the stops, will be the Nice International Meeting that runs from January 31st until February 2nd.

A list of participants can be found here.
Live results for the meet can be available here.

Among the biggest names who will be present include the continuation of the head-to-head battle between Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu and Spain’s Mireia Belmonte. This time, they’ll have some company from France’s Camille Muffat and fellow Spaniard Melania Costa-Schmid, who has risen to Belmonte’s level and has had a great 12 months of swimming as well.

Ruta Meilutyte will swim along with a big group from her Plymouth Leander training group that will be at the meet, though she won’t be heavily challenged in the women’s breaststrokes.

The highlights of the men’s side will include France’s newest star Jeremy Stravius and Ukraine’s young sprint sensation Andrey Govorov. There will also be a handful of Russians internationals at the meet, including Sergey Fesikov and Evgeny Korotyshkin.

British National Record holder Ben Proud headlines a 17-strong British squad at the meet,  which makes the men’s sprint fields among the deepest at this meet.

The meet lives up to its name as a true international with swimmers from all across Europe and beyond. In addition to those countries mentioned above, there are also participants from Italy (95 to be precise), Libya, Monaco, Belgium, Switzerland, Israel, and Portugal, as well as every corner of mainland France.

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bobo gigi

Happy to see that sometimes I can be useful to swimswam. 😉
Too bad the best French sprinters don’t swim.
But many big names there.
The world rankings are going to change a lot this weekend.

chandra Shekhar

Very nice.


Is there live streaming in any place.?

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