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.
A view of the competition pool at the 2014 French Long Course Championships in Chartres.
All eyes will be on this guy, French superstar Yannick Agnel, who has been training under Bob Bowman at NBAC for the last year. This will be Agnel’s first major meet since moving to Baltimore and everyone will be keen to see how the “American” version of their superstar does in Chartres.
Manaudou posted a time of 48.79 in the men’s 100 freestyle, which puts him sixth in the world rankings. ..
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Yannick Agnel is being listed by the French as entered in two individual events, and Camille Muffat will add a 3rd to her schedule. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Eric Ress missed his bid for Worlds, but will compete for the French in two big meets this summer: The World University Games in Russia, and the Mediterranean Championships in Turkey. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Even with the core of the squad that did so well at the 2008 Olympics aging and/or retired, the French men look as strong as ever coming out of their National Championship meet in Rennes, France. (Photo Courtesy: Aidan Pongrace)
Fred Bousquet will return to global competition in December at the Short Course World Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)
Kelsey Floyd did her amazing Trials performance one-better at the U.S. Open. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
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