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France aims for 8-10 swimming medals in London

“We’re really satisfied. We have the potential for 8 to 10 medals,” French swimming federation president Francis Luyce told reporters…

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TYR Introduces The Tracer Rise

As you can read here on SwimInfo.com, TYR yesterday announced its newest swimsuit called the Tracer Rice at the French Olympic Trials. According to Scott Goldblatt at SwimNetwork.com, one of the novelties of this new suit is that it shifts the center of buoyancy closer to the center of mass, in such a way that the legs now sink less relative to the rest of the body.

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Manaudou Pulls Out Of 200 Freestyle Olympic Trials

Laure Manaudou is having a difficult time at the French Olympic Trials, first finishing only third in the 400 freestyle, and then pulling out of the 200. She holds the world record in both events. Read more about it for instance here on SwimNews and here on iht.com.

Here is the 400 freestyle with Manoudou getting very emotional when questioned by journalists afterwards.