Yannick Agnel

Yannick Agnel to drop Short Course World Championships

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.

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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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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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Pellerin Discusses His Uncompromising Approach To Training

French coach Fabrice Pellerin spoke to L’equipe about the effects of his uncompromising attitude…

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Intrigue and Excitement in French Swimming: Agnel’s Back, Is Leveaux Next?

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)

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Yannick Agnel Leaving North Baltimore to Return to France For Training

French star and Olympic gold medalist Yannick Agnel has taken another change of course, moving on to his third coach in…

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Lionel Horter, Technical Director of French Swimming, Abruptly Resigns from Post

Lionel Horter, the 49-year-old technical director of French swimming, announced to the press today that he had given notice to…

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Medal Table: 2014 European Championships – GBR leads, Sweden on the rise after day 3

Sweden picked up three medals on day 3, including gold from Sarah Sjostrom in the 100 free.

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2014 European Championships Day 2 Prelims: Italy Heats Up on Meet’s Second Day

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.

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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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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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Record Watch: 10 records on high alert at the European Championships and the swimmers going after them

Sarah Sjostrom has already cracked a world record this year. Can she add more in Berlin over the coming week?

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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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