French Trials: European Champ Rouault misses out on the 1500 free


On the final day of French Olympic Trials, Anthony Pannier and Damien Joly qualified in the 1500 meter freestyle, 15:01.43 to 15:02.43, with European champion Sebastien Rouault winding up 3rd and out of the Olympics, having previously failed to qualify also in the 400 free. Alain Bernard was names as a replacement in the relays, French Olympic squad presented as


  • 50 freestyle: Anna Santamans
  • 200 freestyle: Camille Muffat
  • 400 freestyle: Coralie Balmy, Camille Muffat
  • 800 freestyle: Coralie Balmy
  • 100 backstroke: Alexianne Castel, Laure Manaudou
  • 200 backstroke: Alexianne Castel, Laure Manaudou
  • 4×200 freestyle: Coralie Balmy, Camille Muffat, Charlotte Bonnet, Ophélie-Cyrielle Etienne, Margaux Farrell, Mylène Lazare
  • 4×100 medley: Charlotte Bonnet, Laure Manaudou, Justine Bruno, Fanny Babou


  • 50 freestyle: Amaury Levaux, Florent Manaudou
  • 100 freestyle: Yannick Agnel, Fabien Gilot
  • 200 freestyle: Yannick Agnel, Amaury Leveaux
  • 1500 freestyle: Damien Joly, Anthony Pannier
  • 100 backstroke: Camille Lacourt, Benjamin Stasiulis
  • 200 backstroke: Benjamin Stasiulis
  • 4×100 freestyle: Yannick Agnel, Fabien Gilot, Amaury Leveaux, Alain Bernard, Clement Lefert, William Meynard
  • 4×200 freestyle: Yannick Agnel, Amaury Leveaux, Lorys Bourelly, Clement Lefert, Gregory Mallet, Jeremy Stravius
  • 4×100 medley: Camille Lacourt, Benjamin Stasiulis, Clement Lefert, Giacomo Perez Dortona, Romain Sassot, Hugues Dubosq


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