Florent Manaudou

2016 FFN Golden Tour Camille Muffat – Nice: Preview

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.

  1 Comment

Brazilian Open Olympic Qualifier Breakdown

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.

  Comment First!

Florent Manaudou Commits to the 50-100 Double

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.


2015 Swammy Awards: Gregorio Paltrinieri, European Male SotY

Though he’d already broken through at the international level before, 2015 was a year that took Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri to new heights.


Manaudou Responds To Brazilian Sprinters With 47.98 LCM 100 Free

Mr. Manaudou just tied his personal best time in the men’s 100m freestyle while competing in Nimes.


Amsterdam Cup 2015 Day 2 Finals Recap- Brzoskowski Makes Dutch Squad

Mireia Belmonte also added two titles on the night in Amsterdam

  Comment First!

Amsterdam Cup 2015 Day 1 Prelim Recap- Three Meet Records Set

The Amsterdam Cup Is both the first Dutch Olympic qualifying meet and a key step on Mireia Belmonte’s comeback path.

  1 Comment

2015 French SC Nationals in Angers: Stravius, Joly Break Meet Records on Day 3

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.


Manaudou Scratches 100 Free: “I’m Clearly Not Ready For This Meet”

“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.”


2015 French SC Nationals: 2 Golds for Stravius, Grangeon on Day 1

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.


2015 French Short Course Nationals in Angers to Begin on Thursday

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.

  1 Comment

Olympic Experience: Does It Really Matter?

DeSantis and the Viking take a look at the stats to determine how much past Olympic experience should weigh in toward national selection criteria.


Release of French “Swim Idols” Pin-up Calendar Draws Big Crowd

When swimmers are treated like rock stars: autograph session for the release of the “Idols of the Pool” calendar in France.

  1 Comment

China Leads Medal Count after Day One of World Military Games

Chinese star Ning Zetao won gold in the men’s 50 freestyle on the first day of the World Military Games…


Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!