Manaudou Places Up Quickest 50 Free Time Since Tokyo



Huge gun Florent Manaudou has already made his presence identified at these 2023 French Elite Championships. The dash ace snagged silver within the 50m fly on day one and adopted up with an excellent stable outing of 48.12 within the males’s 100m free to earn World Championships qualification.

Now 32-year-old Manaudou carried his momentum into this penultimate day of racing, clocking a head-turning 21.56 to take the highest seed within the males’s 50m freestyle.

Manaudou landed lane 4 this morning in his quickest time because the 2020 Olympic Video games. There in Tokyo, the Frenchman took silver in a time of 21.55 behind winner Caeleb Dressel of america (21.07).

To date this season, Manaudou has collected outings of 21.98 on the Belgian Championships in April adopted by a barely faster 21.88 on the Barcelona cease of the Mare Nostrum Tour.

His 21.56 outcome this morning simply surpasses these performances and ties the ninth swiftest time of his profession.

Florent Manaudou‘s Prime 10 LCM 50 Freestyle Occasions

  1. 21.19 2015
  2. 21.32 2014/2016
  3. 21.34 2012
  4. 21.37 2013
  5. 21.41 2015/2016
  6. 21.42 2016
  7. 21.53 2021
  8. 21.55 2013/2021
  9. 21.56 2020/2023
  10. 21.57 2014/2015/2016

The FFN-mandated qualification time for subsequent month’s World Championships stands at 22.07 which suggests Manaudou is effectively on his solution to securing his standing on this occasion. He’ll have to repeat this sort of efficiency in tonight’s ultimate in addition to guarantee he finishes within the prime two slots.

Within the meantime, Manaudou now takes excessive spot within the season’s world rankings, beating out Nice Britain’s Ben Proud who held the highest canine standing along with his time of 21.71 from April’s British Championships.

2 Szebasztian
HUN 21.72 05/21
3 Michael
USA 21.74 05/21
4 Josh
CAN 21.80 03/30
5 Kenzo
NED 21.81 04/09

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