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2015 French Long Course Nationals: Day Three Finals – Lacourt, Stravius, Manaudou Post World’s Top 3 50 Back Times

Channeling her sadness at the loss of friend and training partner Camille Muffat into force, Charlotte Bonnet of Nice picked up her third gold medal of the meet, winning the 200 free in 1:56.86.

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2015 French Long Course Nationals in Limoges: Women Outshine Men on Day One

French butterflier Marie Wattel, from Olympic Nice Natation, won the 100 fly with 58.35.

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FFN Golden Tour in Amiens Day 3: Katinka Hosszu Wins 4 of 6 Events, Cements Place at Top of Standings

The Amiens stage of the French Swimming Federation’s “Golden Tour” wound up on Sunday with yet another outstanding showing from…

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FFN Golden Tour in Amiens: Purse Leaders After Day 1

Ranomi Kromowidjojo posted a top-5 world time of 24.80 in the 50 free on Friday at the Amiens stage of the Golden Tour in France.

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Meeting de Nice Day 3: Katinka Hosszu, David Verraszto Finish at Top of Leaderboard

Katinka Hosszu added two golds on the third and final day of Le Meeting de Nice, winning the first stage of FFN’s Golden Tour.

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France Continues to Fill its Roster for Euros on Day Four of Nationals in Chartres

The French National Long Course Championship in Chartres has concluded its fourth day by crowning new national champions in women’s 50 breast, 200 IM, and 100 back and in men’s 1500, 200 breast and 200 fly.

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Lacourt-Stravius Matchup Headlines Day Two of French Nationals in Chartres

Camille Lacourt won the much-anticipated men’s 100 back at the 2014 French Long Course National Championship in Chartres.

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French Long Course Nationals in Chartres: Day One Wrap-Up

A view of the competition pool at the 2014 French Long Course Championships in Chartres.

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French Long Course Nationals in Chartres: Fan Guide Part 2 – Whom to Watch

All eyes will be on this guy, French superstar Yannick Agnel, who has been training under Bob Bowman at NBAC for the last year. This will be Agnel’s first major meet since moving to Baltimore and everyone will be keen to see how the “American” version of their superstar does in Chartres.

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Hosszu Breaks Three More Meet Records On The Final Day Of Euro Meet

On the final day of the Euro Meet in Luxembourg Katinka Hosszu completed her 16 event schedule by breaking three meet records…

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Muffat and Boyle provide a thriller at the French Open

Camille Muffat and Lauren Boyle provided the fans at the French Open in Vichy with an incredible race where the two…

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Muffat Swims World Best 400 Free Again, Manaudou Beats Bousquet in 50

Day 1 of the 2013 Sette Colli Trophy did not disappoint, with a handful of Meet Records and a World Leader going on the boards. (Photo: Aidan Pongrace)

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Ruta Meilutyte lights it up on the first night of Mare Nostrum

Ruta Meilutyte won the 100 breaststroke destroying the field by almost three full seconds in a blazing 1:05.20 setting meet…

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Agnel Tops Stravius; Meynard to Close French Nationals

Even with the core of the squad that did so well at the 2008 Olympics aging and/or retired, the French men look as strong as ever coming out of their National Championship meet in Rennes, France. (Photo Courtesy: Aidan Pongrace)

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