Jérémy Stravius, just back from a successful outing in the Arena Pro Swim Series at Austin, will contest the 50/100/200 freestyle events in Nice.
Leonardo de Deus grabbed two ‘A’ cuts at the Brazil Open, most likely locking down a spot on the Olympic team in both the 200 fly and the 200 back.
Following his world-leading 47.98 in the 100m free at the Christmas meet in Nîmes over the weekend, Marseille’s Florent Manaudou confirmed he will be attempting the 50-100 free double at the 2016 French Olympic Trials in Montpellier.
Though he’d already broken through at the international level before, 2015 was a year that took Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri to new heights.
Mr. Manaudou just tied his personal best time in the men’s 100m freestyle while competing in Nimes.
Mireia Belmonte also added two titles on the night in Amsterdam
Dekker will now be a four time Olympian
The Amsterdam Cup Is both the first Dutch Olympic qualifying meet and a key step on Mireia Belmonte’s comeback path.
After a no-show in the men’s 100 freestyle yesterday, Florent Manaudou made the championship final of the men’s 50 breaststroke on Day 3 of the 2015 French national short course championships in Angers.
“I’m clearly not ready for this meet. I will decide after Amsterdam if I am really going to go after the 100 [at French Olympic trials] in Montpellier.”
Jérémy Stravius won back-to-back events -the 200 IM and 400 free- on Day One of the French national short course championships in Angers.
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.
DeSantis and the Viking take a look at the stats to determine how much past Olympic experience should weigh in toward national selection criteria.
When swimmers are treated like rock stars: autograph session for the release of the “Idols of the Pool” calendar in France.
Chinese star Ning Zetao won gold in the men’s 50 freestyle on the first day of the World Military Games…