William Meynard

French Portrait Series: Men’s 4×100 Free Relay (Video)

The French Federation introduces its men’s 4×100 free relay in this quick portrait video produced for Rio.

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Day 2 Relay Lineups: Phelps, Held Swimming On U.S. 400 Free Relay

Michael Phelps will officially make his 2016 Olympic debut tonight in the 400 free relay.

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Day 2 Relay Speculation: Top 4 Teams To Make Changes In Men’s 4×100 Fr

We will likely see former Cal teammates Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin contest the 400 free relay final tonight for the U.S.

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Stravius Scratches 200 Freestyle to Focus on 4 x 100 Freestyle Relay

Frenchman Jeremy Stravius has decided to pull out of the semi-finals of the 200 freestyle so he can put all of efforts towards the 4 x 100 freestyle relay…

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Race Video: Men’s 4×100 Free Relay At 2016 European Championships

Catch blazing splits by France’s Florent Manaudou and Belgium’s Pieter Timmers in the men’s 400 freestyle relay race from night 1 of 2016 European Championships.

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Hear From Mignon, Member of France’s Gold Medal 400 Fr Relay

Clement Mignon closed France’s winning 400m freestyle relay in an anchor split of 48.01.

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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.

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Manaudou, Marseille Sprinters Tune Up in Courbevoie

Florent Manaudou and his teammates from CN Marseille were in Courbevoie over the weekend.

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Florent Manaudou Commits to the 50-100 Double

Following his world-leading 47.98 in the 100m free at the Christmas meet in Nîmes over the weekend, Marseille’s Florent Manaudou confirmed he will be attempting the 50-100 free double at the 2016 French Olympic Trials in Montpellier.

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Release of French “Swim Idols” Pin-up Calendar Draws Big Crowd

When swimmers are treated like rock stars: autograph session for the release of the “Idols of the Pool” calendar in France.

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Teaser for French “Swim Idols” Pin-Up Calendar Released

The “making of” teaser video for the 2016 calendar featuring France’s “swimming idols” was released today. Have a peek here.

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French swimmer William Meynard arrested for narcotics, bribery in Rio

French sprinter William Meynard, a 2011 World Champs bronze medalist, was arrested on Sunday morning in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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French Announce 25 Swimmers for World Championships; Ress to WUG’s

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)

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Agnel Tops Stravius; Meynard to Close French Nationals

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)

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Meynard Trumps Agnel at French Nationals In 100 Freestyle

“William Meynard only split a 23.44 at the 50, .2 seconds slower than Agnel and .3 slower than Fabien Gilot in lane 3, but he powered off the turn to take the win in a rapid 48.53, making him the third fastest 100 freestyler of 2013.”

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