French star Yannick Agnel is the latest big-name swimmer to pull out of the Short Course World Championships, set to take place next week in Doha, Qatar.
Florent Manaudou broke three national records during the French National Short Course Championships in Montpellier over the weekend.
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.
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
Doha is hosting the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), from December 3-7, 2014.
French coach Fabrice Pellerin spoke to L’equipe about the effects of his uncompromising attitude…
Could two of the four London gold medalists in France’s 4×100 free relay become training partners in Mulhouse? (Left to right: Clément Lefert, Yannick Agnel, Amaury Leveaux, Fabien Gilot)
French star and Olympic gold medalist Yannick Agnel has taken another change of course, moving on to his third coach in…
Lionel Horter, the 49-year-old technical director of French swimming, announced to the press today that he had given notice to…
Sweden picked up three medals on day 3, including gold from Sarah Sjostrom in the 100 free.
Yannick Agnel will try to put a tough day 1 at the 2014 European Championships behind him as he begins his best event with the prelims of the 200 free on Tuesday.
In a bold move, the French have left American-trained swimmer Yannick Agnel off of their 400 free relay on the first…
Hosszu, Sjostrom, Grechin All Score Meet Records in 1st Prelims Session at 2014 European Championships
Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom started her 2014 European Championships with a Meet Record in the 50 fly.
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Sarah Sjostrom has already cracked a world record this year. Can she add more in Berlin over the coming week?
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.