Yannick Agnel

2 French Records Go Down, Manaudou Earns Olympic Spot

Day 3 of the French Olympic Trials saw two National Records, nearly a textile-best, and a defending World Champion miss the team altogether.

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Muffat Goes Textile Best in 400 Free

France’s Cammile Muffat asks James Magnussen if he likes apples with her blazing 400 free.

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Yannick Agnel Opts Out of 400 Free for Olympics

In a move that has been expected for months, young French superstar Yannick Agnel is pulling out of the 400…

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Agnel and Muffat among French, Brazilian, Korean, Chinese Swimmers Join Mix for British Trials

As the entry deadline for the upcoming British Trials looms, another handful of big-name international swimmers have thrown their names…

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Muffat Skips 100 Free, Foreshadows Trials Schedule, on Final Day in Montpellier

Most of the team from Olympic Nice, including Cammile Muffat, Yannick Agnel, and Clement Lefert, sat out the final day…

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Muffat Swims Lifetime-Best in 400 Free; Lefert Posts Encouraging 100 Fly

On day two of the meet at Montpellier, Camille Muffat was on fire and marked a 4:03.21 to win the women’s…

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Agnel, Muffat Post Past In-Season Marks at Montpellier National Meet

The Montpellier Open in Montpellier, France was a fairly low-key, low-level meet. That is, except for the 200 freestyles, where…

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5 Things To Watch on Day 3 at World Championships

Day 3 will feature a very-light prelims session, with only four races being contested: the men’s 50 breaststroke, men’s 200…

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5 Things to Watch on Day 2 Prelims/Finals in Shanghai

With a couple of hours to go until the second prelims session begins in Shanghai, let’s briefly look at a…

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Cracking the Relays: Men's 800 free

Two down, four to go. As we inch closer and closer to the meet, we move onto a closer inspection…

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Shanghai Roundup: French Lineup Clarified; Chinese Continue Perfect Diving Streak

Tom Willdridge of SpeedEndurance is reporting that an official French Press Release clarifies that young French star Yannick Agnel WILL be…

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Cracking the Shanghai Relays: Men's 400 Free

With all of the predicting done, we’ve still got almost a week before the actual swimming begins in Shanghai. In that…

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Shanghai 2011: Men's Freestyle, Backstroke, and IM Picks

Now that we’re done with the women’s picks (Free/Back/IM’s | Breast/Fly/Relays), it’s time to start on the men, which usually…

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Shanghai 2011: Which World Records are Most Likely to Fall?

This is the first of many preview-type pieces we will run in the leadup to the 2011 Shanghai World Championships….

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Cesar Cielo and Camille Muffat Start Paris Open Warm, Finish Scorching Hot

The 2011 Paris Open was an absolutely spectacular meet, and even with the absence of the great Michael Phelps, this…

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