What might the French roster have looked like if the qualification standards had been simplified?
At the conclusion of the 2019 French Elite Nationals, the French Federation announced the names of 3 women and 8 men who will for the French selection for Gwangju.
Of all the near-misses this week, Clément Mignon’s was the most egregious.
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.
Marie Wattel led the way this morning, coming in just under her seed time of 26.16 with a 26.07.
Fantine Lesaffre, the top seed in tonight’s 400 IM final, already qualified for Gwangju with her performance at 2018 European Championships.
France also qualified their first relay for Worlds with these swims this morning.
Day 3 finals from the 2019 French Elite National Championships in Rennes.
Jérémy Stravius qualified for the World Championships with his swim this morning, clocking a 24.65.
Maxime Grousset scratched the A final of the men’s 50 free after missing the World qualifying standard in prelims.
A quelques jours des championnats de France de Rennes, un entretien* avec Olivier Nicolas, Manager de l’équipe de France.
Dernière soirée de finales au FFN Golden Tour Camille Muffat 2019 à Marseille.
Dutch Olympian Femke Heemskerk was on-fire in Marseille, collecting 2 golds tonight to close out the meet.
Dernière session de séries ponctuée de belles performances ce matin à Marseille.
Ilya Shymanovich just clocked the fastest 100m breaststroke time of his life, joining an exclusive club in the process.