‘What a Special Place to Be In’: Triathletes Swim in the Seine Ahead of Paris Olympics | France 24

The world’s top female triathletes rushed forward into the Seine on Thursday as the famous river’s improved water quality allowed a race to take place in a key test event ahead of next year’s Paris Olympics. It comes after a previous test had to be canceled this month because of poor water quality. Paris Olympic organizers, the city’s authorities and World Triathlon praised the victory of British competitor Beth Potter in the women’s race.


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