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.
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.
Mathilde Cini will not defend her national title in the 200 back at 2019 French Elite Nationals.
Marie Wattel led the way this morning, coming in just under her seed time of 26.16 with a 26.07.
Le programme du dernier jour des Championnats de France Elite à Rennes.
After earning a silver in the 800 free and a bronze in the 1500 free, Marc-Antoine Olivier has pulled out of his final event, the 400 free.
Day 5 finals at 2019 French Elite Nationals in Rennes.
Charlotte Bonnet ran (or swam) away with the 100 free this morning, taking the top seed for finals by well over half a second.
Russia’s Anastassia Kirpitchnikova of Montpellier Métropole is the only scratch for Day 5 prelims. She was seeded #1 in the women’s 800 free.
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.
Programme du 4e jour à Rennes.
Mehdy Metella is top seed in the 100 free on Day 4 of 2019 French Elite Nationals.
Jeudi matin nous aurons les séries du 50 brasse messieurs, du 50 brasse dames, du 50 dos messieurs, du 200 nage libre dames, et du 200 papillon messieurs.