French Trials: Manadou makes it a hat-trick, Bousquet misses out


DSC_0315At the French Trials today, Laure Manaudou managed to qualify also in the 200 backstroke, with a time of 2:08.06 ahead of also qualifying Alexianne Castel in 2:08.57. Coralie Balmy earned a spot in the women’s 800 meter freestyle, with a time of 9:28.96 to move to ninth in the world this year. And in the men’s 50 freestyle, (my favorite) Amaury Leveaux won and qualified in 21.93, ahead of Florent Manaudou in 21.95.

Read more here on SwimmingWorld Magazine.

(Picture is of Leveaux’s boots at Rijeka 2008. You’ve got to love those boots)


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