Camille Muffat 8:01.06 and huge world record in the 800 SCM free


Olympic Nice Natation is having a ball at the French Nationals – Yesterday Yannick Agnel set that world record in the 400 freestyle, this morning he set a new European record in the 800 freestyle, and now Camille Muffat demolished the women’s 800 meter short course freestyle world record, with a time of 8:01.06, more than 3 seconds faster than Alessia Filippi’s 8:04.53 from the super-suited circus of Rijeka 2008. Teammate Lotte Friis was a distant second in 8:16.91, see result list here, via SwimmingWorld on Facebook.

Video here (geo-restrictions apply)

Muffat after winning the Berlin 2012 World Cup 400 free

The last couple of laps


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