France

Multi-Event French NAG Record Holder Jean Dencausse Verbals to Queens

Division II stalwart Queens (NC) has snagged a crucial verbal commitment from French breaststroker Jean Dencausse. He swims for Cercle des…

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With French Sprinting in Peril, Metella Keeps Nation Aloft By a Thread

France has always been a sprint machine of a nation, but things looked grim after their Worlds Trials in May. Mehdy Metella was their saving grace, however, earning the 100 free bronze tonight in Budapest.

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Follow the 2017 French World Championships Team on Social Media

Get to know the competitors at the upcoming 2017 World Championships, hosted by Hungary in the capital city of Budapest….

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World Schools Championship: 16 Countries Set to Compete in Budapest

Swimmers from 16 different countries will travel to Budapest, Hungary for the 12th ISF World Schools Championship.

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France Mourns Passing of Former National Champion, Eric Gastaldello

Former French national champion Éric Gastaldello passed away on Saturday night at the age of 51.

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Mélanie Henique Lowers Own French National Record in 50 Fly SCM

Mélanie Henique lowered her own national record in the 50 meter fly by .13 at the French short course nationals in Angers on Friday.

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Nice Quartet Breaks French National Record in 4×100 Free at Interclubs

Charlotte Bonnet, Cloe Hache, Marie Wattel, and Anna Santamans, of Olympic Natation Nice, broke the French national record in the 4×100 SCM free at the season-opening interclub championships over the weekend.

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FFN Renames Golden Tour in Honor of Camille Muffat

The French Swimming Federation renamed its Golden Tour circuit the “FFN Golden Tour Camille-Muffat” in honor of the late Olympic champion.

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Jérémy Stravius Kicks Off Short-Course Season with a 47.88 100 Free

France’s Jérémy Stravius got his short course season off to a strong start with a quick 47.88 win in the 100 SCM free at La Roche-Sur-Yon over the weekend.

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France Releases (Very Fast) Selection Standards for Rio 2016

France’s Florent Manaudou is one of the few swimmers with times that meet the Federation’s new standards for qualification to Rio.

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Béryl Gastaldello Lowers Own French National Record in 50m Backstroke

Béryl Gastaldello lowered her own French National Record in the women’s 50 meter backstroke to 28.01 on Saturday at the Paris-Chartres stop of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2015.

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2015 FINA World Championships: More In-Depth Look at the Numbers

France’s Florent Manaudou won two individual gold medals in Kazan and added another as part of the men’s 4×100 free relay.

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2015 FINA World Championships: Analyzing Results by Country

We’ve had a field day poring through post-World Championships data, as they tell an interesting story about trends in national…

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2015 FINA World Championships: A Different Way of Ranking the Teams

Team Great Britain has shown impressive depth during the first four days of swimming competition at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

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Lara Grangeon Breaks French 400 IM Record in Finals at Elite Nationals in Limoges

Lara Grangeon broke the French national record in the 400 IM at the Elite Championships in Limoges on Sunday.

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