French Trials: Muffat betters 200 free record, Manaudou blasts the 50 back


Having already set a world’s best and French record in the women’s 200 freestyle yesterday, Camille Muffat today improved upon it with a 1:54.87 today. Silver and second Olympic berth went to Coralie Balmy in 1:58.42, with Charlotte Bonnet (1:58.55), Ophelie-Cyrielle Etienne (1:59.15 first in line for the 4×200 relay spots. In the (non-Olympic) 50 backstroke, Laure Manaudou clocked a French record of 28:13. Read more here on


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