Jordan Pothain

Accusations Fly as French Men’s 4×200 Relay Fails to Make Final

There was a good deal of disappointment on deck after France, the 2012 silver medalists in the 4×200 free relay, failed to final in the same event on Tuesday in Rio.


Juegos Olímpicos Río 2016: Finales día 1

JUEGOS OLÍMPICOS RÍO 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Natación: Agost o6-13 Estadio Olímpico Acuático, Parque Olímpico de Barra, Río de…

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day One Finals Live Recap

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…


France’s Agnel Misses 200 Free Semis; Won’t Defend His Olympic Title

Defending Olympic champion Yannick Agnel of France will not have the chance to repeat his title in the men’s 200 free in Rio after finishing 19th in heats.


2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day One Prelims Live Recap

The day has finally arrived, the 2016 Olympic Games will commence in the pool, beginning a week-long mix of triumph and heartbreak depicting the raw emotion of sport displayed exclusively at the Olympics.


Day 1 Prelims All-Star: Jorge Mario Murillo Valdes

Jorge Mario Murillo Valdes dropped a huge best time in the 100 breast heats to advance to the semi-finals in 14th place.

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After Pothain Bows Out, Agnel Will Get to Swim the 200 Free in Rio

After the controversial finish last month at the French Olympic Trials in Montpellier and the unsuccessful appeal of the results, Yannick Agnel’s bid to swim the 200 free individually at the Olympics in Rio has become official.


French Federation Names Team of 29 Swimmers to 33rd European Championships

Fabien Gilot, Florent Manaudou, and Mehdy Metella were all named to the French squad for the 33rd LEN European Aquatics Championships in London in May.

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FFN Release Full List of Athletes Who Will Represent France in Rio

France’s Coralie Balmy has been selected to swim the 200-400-800 freestyle events in Rio.


Yannick Agnel – vielleicht doch über die 200 m Freistil bei Olympia?

Vielleicht wird Yannick Agnel (Frankreich, Mulhouse Olympic Natation) doch die Chance gegeben, seinen Titel über die 200 m Freistil in Rio…

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Yannick Agnel Given the Opportunity to Defend 200 Free Title in Rio

France’s Yannick Agnel (Mulhouse Olympic Natation) may defend his 2012 OIympic title in the 200 free after all. The French…


2016 French Elite Nationals Review: Selection Scenarii – Men

Jérémy Stravius emerged as the most prolific qualifier for individual events for Rio at the conclusion of the 2016 French Elite Nationals and Olympic Trials in Montpellier.


2016 French Elite Nationals in Montpellier: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

It’s Day 5 of 2015 French Elite Nationals and Olympic Trials and Camille Lacourt, Damien Joly, and Lara Grangeon are all hoping to see their own Rio posters at the end of the night.


2016 French Elite Nationals in Montpellier: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Camille Lacourt is the top seed in the men’s 100 back on Day 5 of 2015 French Elite Nationals and Olympic Trials.


French Qualifiers for Rio: Ranking the Possible Selections

Follow along as we keep track of who has the best chances to be chosen to represent France at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.