After a difficult week in France, all the stars of French swimming have gathered in Angers for the 2015 French short course (25 meters) national championships. The meet runs from Thursday, November 19 to Sunday, November 22.
When swimmers are treated like rock stars: autograph session for the release of the “Idols of the Pool” calendar in France.
The “making of” teaser video for the 2016 calendar featuring France’s “swimming idols” was released today. Have a peek here.
Laszlo Cseh has now won a medal at a record 7 different world championships
After a tsunami hit the preliminaries in the morning, with the non-qualification of the US team for the final, France revalidated the 2013 world title in a time of 3:10.74.
Despite having reigning Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian, the United States might be facing its toughest challenge in years just to make it the podium in the men’s 4×100 free at this year’s FINA World Championships.
Florent Manaudou swam the 3rd-fastest 50 free so far this year at the 5th Annual Meeting of Melun, a regional meet just outside of Paris.
The fourth stop on the FFN Golden Tour will hit Nancy this weekend and once again the French contingent of stars looks to be out in full force…
Amaury Leveaux, the Bad Boy of French Swimming, is in the news again. Leveaux, who has held the SCM world…
Jérémy Stravius will represent France in Kazan this summer, along with 14 other men and 14 women. It is the largest female contingent France has had in recent years.
2015 French Long Course Nationals in Limoges: Day Six Finals – French Record for Grangeon; Manaudou Swims World’s Top 2 50 Frees in One Day
Marseille’s Mehdy Metella won the men’s 100 fly at the 2015 French Nationals in Limoges.
2015 French Long Course Nationals in Limoges: Day Four – Top 4 Men’s 100 Free Among World’s Fastest; Gastaldello Breaks Record
Jérémy Stravius of Amiens won the 100 free, the most anticipated -and exciting- race of the day, with 48.50 to qualify for Kazan.
French butterflier Marie Wattel, from Olympic Nice Natation, won the 100 fly with 58.35.
The brand new Aquapolis complex in Limoges will host the 2015 French Long Course National Championships.
Nathan Adrian, Natalie Coughlin, and Anthony Ervin will join the Europeans at the Marseille stage of FFN’s Golden Tour this weekend.