Pacome Bricout Breaks French Age File in 800 Free, Qualifies for Worlds with 7:50.29

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2023 French Elite Championships

18-year-old Pacome Bricout, who swims for the French membership Stade de Vanves however trains with Philippe Lucas in Martigues, took an enormous, 3.3-second chew out of the French Nationwide Age File for 18-year-old boys within the 800 free on Wednesday together with his third-place end of seven:50.29.

Bricout got here in because the #5 entrant with a seed time of seven:56.78, which he swam in March. That point made him the third-fastest French 18-year-old performer within the occasion. Swimming in lane 2 within the ultimate, Bricout dropped 6.5 seconds and jumped to the highest of the age group checklist with 7:50.29. The outdated 18-year-old age file had been 7:53.59, set by Tommy Lee Camblong in 2019.

Along with his swim, Bricout cleared the French qualifying customary for the World Championships in Fukuoka by 2.82 seconds. And though he completed third within the race behind Damien Joly (7:49.41) and Marc-Antoine Olivier (7:50.23), the latter is ineligible for choice, so Bricout earns the second slot.

Splits: Bricout, 2023 Camblong, 2019
50 27.13 27.99
100 56.60 (29.47) 57.92 (29.93)
150 1:25.98 (28.38) 1:27.77 (29.85)
200 1:55.66 (29.68) 1:57.86 (30.09)
250 2:25.12 (29.46) 2:27.54 (29.68)
300 2:54.76 (29.64) 2:57.75 (30.21)
350 3:24.44 (29.68) 3:27.35 (29.60)
400 3:54.24 (29.80) 3:57.66 (30.31)
450 4:23.98 (29.74) 4:27.17 (29.51)
500 4:54.05 (30.07) 4:56.98 (29.81)
550 5:24.05 (30.00) 5:26.80 (29.82)
600 5:54.07 (30.02) 5:57.13 (30.33)
650 6:23.70 (29.73) 6:26.37 (29.24)
700 6:53.53 (29.83) 6:55.95 (29.58)
750 7:22.55 (29.02) 7:25.28 (29.33)
800 7:50.29 (27.74) 7:53.59 (28.31)

Bricout break up a really even race, going 3:54.2/3:56.0 on his two halves. He was greater than 3 seconds quicker on every 400, having break up 3:57.6/3:59.1 in his earlier PB.

Bricout additionally owns the SCM 800 free age file within the occasion for each 17-year-olds and 18-year-olds. He clocked a 7:43.16 final December when he was nonetheless 17.



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