Today is the 10-year anniversary of Laure Manaudou’s world record in the 400 meter freestyle. Her 4:03.03 took .82 off the 18-year-old mark that had been set by Janet Evans at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.
On opening day of the 2016 French Elite Nationals and Olympic Selection meet, beIN Sports televised the Laurent Bouit documentary “Champions Factory: Swimming The French Way.” Click above to watch the teaser.
The French Federation (FFN) released a video recapping some of the highlights of last weekend’s nationals short course championships in Angers, as seen through several races and interviews.
At the height of her success, Laure Manaudou was the most popular personality in France. Today, on her 28th birthday, the star has launched her autobiography.
This fall, Olympic gold medalist Laure Manaudou will join professional basketball player Tony Parker in promoting France’s Sentez-vous sport program, an initiative designed to get more French citizens involved in sports and physical activity.
Florent Manaudou, 50 freestyle 2012 Olympic champion and brother of Olympic star Laure Manaudou, expands his endorsement portfolio with Ice Watch.
Swim News: “For many elites, The POWERSKIN Carbon Pro filled the void left by the FS3 in 2012.” (Swim Photo Credit: LaPress)
The third evening of the French National Championships was highlighted by Laure Manaudou breaking her own National Record in the…
When Yannick Agnel said he as giving up the 400 free for good to focus on the 100 and 200, he…
After some impressive swims over the weekend, French swim fans are holding on to hope that they haven’t seen the last of Laure Manaudou.
Swim News: The siblings Manaudou made their post-Olympic debuts at a national meet in Compiegne over the weekend. (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)
Laure Manaudou says the end is near, but her coach doesn’t necessarily believe it. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Fred Bousquet will return to global competition in December at the Short Course World Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)
Michael Phelps is still seeking individual gold at this meet, and enters still as the favorite in the men’s 100 fly. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Australia’s Emily Seebohm came within a stroke of the World Record in prelims of the 100 back. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)