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FFN Golden Tour in Amiens: Purse Leaders After Day 1

Ranomi Kromowidjojo posted a top-5 world time of 24.80 in the 50 free on Friday at the Amiens stage of the Golden Tour in France.

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Jacques Favre Set to be Named FFN National Technical Director

After a six month search for a new National Technical Director it looks like the French Swimming Federation have found their man…

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FFN Golden Tour in Nice: Hosszu 5-for-5 on Podium; Metella, Stravius and Henique Win for France

Mehdy Metella picked up his second butterfly gold medal in Nice, winning by 1/100 (23.82) over Andriy Govorov in the 50 fly on Saturday.

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FFN Golden Tour in Nice: €25,000 Purse Leaders After Day 1

Katinka Hosszu is currently on top of the women’s leaderboard at the conclusion of Day One of the FFN’s Golden Tour in Nice.

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RACE VIDEO: France retakes the men’s 4×100 free relay World Crown, Manaudou splits 44.80

Swimming Video / Race Video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam partner.

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Santamans Breaks One, Manaudou Tallies 3rd Record on Last Day of French SC Nationals

Florent Manaudou broke three national records during the French National Short Course Championships in Montpellier over the weekend.

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French Nationals Day Two Finals: Florent Manaudou Downs 50m Backstroke National Record

After finishing first in the 50 freestyle last night Florent Manaudou charged to another win, taking gold in the 50 backstroke over French backstroke star Camille Lacourt. Manaudou touched first in 22.98 ahead of Lacourt who grabbed the silver in 23.19. That time for Manaudou is a new French national record, breaking the previous mark set by Jeremy Stravius in 2013.

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French Nationals Day One Finals: Florent Manaudou Throws Down Worlds 5th Fastest Time In 50m Free

Florent Manaudou, who is one of the headlining names on the French roster for 2014 short course worlds, swam a 21.10 to grab the gold and swim the fifth fastest time in the world this year. Se

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Natalie Coughlin, Mehdy Metella Top Performers at 2014 Nico Sapio Trophy in Genoa, Italy

Natalie Coughlin won two races and earned the Top Female Performance for her 56.98 in the 100 back.

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France Announces Team of 6 Men, 5 Women for Short Course Worlds in Doha

Doha is hosting the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), from December 3-7, 2014.

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Yannick Agnel Left Out of French 400 Free Relay on First Day of 2014 European Championships

In a bold move,  the French have left American-trained swimmer Yannick Agnel off of their 400 free relay on the first…

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British French Dual Set Up In 4x100m Medley Relay At 2014 European Championships

The French 4x100m medley relay team celebrating a good prelim swim at the 2013 World Championships. They will be going head-to-head with Britain at this year’s European Championships for gold.

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French Open Day 2 – The French Shine in Front of Home Crowd

The French team had a successful day in front of their home crowd in Vichy, as Mehdy Metella, Jérémy Stravius, Coralie Balmy, and Florent Manaudou all picked up gold medals on Day Two of the French Open.

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First-Time Champions, Plus Manaudou, Muffat, Highlight Last Day of French Championships in Chartres

French long course nationals concluded today in Chartres with wins from Florent Manaudou and Camille Muffat, as well as three first-time champions.

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CN Marseille Sweeps Top 5 Places in an Exciting Men’s 100 Free Final on Day Five of Nationals in Chartres

Florent Manaudou and the rest of the French sprinters lived up to their hype in a very exciting 100 free final at French National Long Course Championships in Chartres.

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