Florent Manaudou

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Raia Rapida Picks: An International Selection Panel Weighs In

Eugene Godsoe and the Americans won the Raia Rapida in 2012, and since then Godsoe has gotten very, very fast.

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Alex Pussieldi Announces the French and Australian Rosters for the 2nd Raia Rapida

Florent Manadou and Fred Bosquet (pictured above), are two of the members of the French Raia Rapida team. The French and Australian teams were both recently announced by Alex Pussieldi. (Photo Courtesy: Aidan Pongrace)

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And it’s Vacation Time!

Now that the World Championships and the first two World Cup stops have concluded it is time for many of the top swimmers in the world to take some well deserved time off.

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Cielo 50 Free World Championship Win – Complete Race Footage

Men’s 50 freestyle complete race footage is courtesy of swimswam partner Universal Sports Network. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Cesar Cielo 50 Free World Championships Win – Post Race Interview

Cielo celebrates his 50 free Worlds win the way we expect him to…with HUGE EMOTION! (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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2013 FINA World Championships Day 6 Finals Photo Vault: Florent Favorite in Finals of 50 Free

Florent Manaudou, men’s 50 freestyle semi final, 2013 FINA World Championships (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)

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2013 FINA World Championships Day 6 Prelims REAL-TIME Recaps

Golden girl Missy Franklin is 4 for 4 thus far here in Barcelona. She will swim her last preliminaries of the meet this morning, in her final individual event the 200 backstroke. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Cielo and Godsoe 50 Butterfly Worlds – Compete Race Footage

Cesar Cielo’s complete race footage is courtesy of swimswam partner Universal Sports Network. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Cesar Cielo 2013 Worlds 50 Butterfly Winner, Post Race Interview

The first finisher was Brazil’s Cesar Cielo, who defended his title in 23.01. Cielo can’t rely on his start like he once did, and so he had to have a perfect finish, which it appeared that he did. He also did the race in a no-breather, which he says is the first time he’s ever done that on the 50 fly. (Image Courtesy of Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Upsets Looming in Day 2 Finals Session (World Championships Finals Preview)

If the rest of the field doesn’t wake-up in the 100 backstroke semifinals, Missy Franklin could be swimming alone on her way to gold. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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European Report Day 1 – Hosszu Impressive in the 200 IM; Costa Schmid Gives the Crowd a Reason to Cheer

Katinka Hosszu, who has been having an extremely impressive year… (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 World Champs Previews: Men’s 400 Medley Relay Closer than London

There’s a lot of weight on Kevin Cordes’ shoulders in the 400 medley relay, as he’ll need to be competitive with Australia’s Christian Sprenger.

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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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Magnussen Impressive in 100 freestyle win at French Open

Australian James Magnussen who leads the world in the 100 freestyle this year having posted a time of 47.53 in…

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2013 Worlds Preview: Men’s 50 freestyle, Familiar Faces with New Expectations

Can Nathan Adrian go from not qualifying in 2012 to gold in 2013? (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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