World Championships Qualifiers By means of Day 3 Of French Elite Championships



Day three of the 2023 French Elite Championships introduced the warmth, with World Championships medalist Maxime Grousset throwing down the hammer.

Grousset clocked a successful time of 47.62 to take the boys’s 100m freestyle gold in a Fukuoka-worthy time, establishing himself because the third quickest man on the planet up to now this season.

As no different swimmer nabbed an FFN-mandated qualification time within the ultimate, we glance to 32-year-old Olympic champion Florent Manaudou because the 2nd qualifier. Manaudou punched a morning results of 48.12 to not solely register his quickest 100m free since 2016 but additionally dip underneath the QT want for Fukuoka earlier than he dropped the ultimate.

Further qualifiers got here within the ladies’s 50m free, with Melanie Henique getting it finished for gold whereas Marie Wattel added the occasion to the 100m fly for which she already certified.

Leon Marchand scored a third qualifying occasion by the use of taking the boys’s 200m fly, though he has stated beforehand he wouldn’t contest the 200m breast in Fukuoka.

French World Championships Qualifiers By means of Day 3

  • Charlotte Bonnet – ladies’s 200m IM (2:10.64)
  • Fantine Lesaffre – ladies’s 200m IM (2:11.59)
  • Logan Fontaine – males’s 400m free (3:46.60)
  • Marie Wattel – ladies’s 100m fly (57.34), 50m free (24.73)
  • Anastasia Kirpichnikova – ladies’s 400m free (4:08.70), 1500m free (16:04.89)
  • Leon Marchand – males’s 200m breast (2:06.59), 200m free (1:46.44), 200m fly (1:55.79)
  • Antoine Marc – males’s 200m breast (2:09.68)
  • Pauline Mahieu – ladies’s 100m again (59.66)
  • Analia Pigree – ladies’s 100m again (59.79), 50m again (27.61)
  • Mewen Tomac – males’s 100m again (52.87)
  • Yohann Ndoye-Brouard – males’s 100m again (53.53)
  • Roman Fuchs – males’s 200m free (1:46.70 prelim)
  • Mary-Ambre Moluh – ladies’s 50m again (27.69)
  • Maxime Grousset – males’s 100m free (47.62)
  • Florent Manaudou – males’s 100m free (48.12 prelim)
  • Melanie Henique – ladies’s 50m free (24.70)
  • Damien Joly – males’s 800m free (7:49.41)
  • Marc-Antoine Olivier * (7:50.23)
  • Pacome Bricout – males’s 800m free (7:50.29)

*Marc-Antoine Olivier is at present serving a 3-month suspension which is within the technique of being appealed. His capacity to race on the World Championships is TBD.


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