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DIRECT. French swimming championships: Wattel qualifies brilliantly for the Olympics

Wattel easily qualified for the Olympic Games in the 100m butterfly event ahead of Lilou Ressencourt. The minimums have been reduced. largely achieved (57sec49)

18:32 – Kripichnikova wins without surprises

Anastasia Kirpichnikova wins without surprises against the Russian Egorova and Tessariol. She finished very strongly in 4min06sec87, almost a second below the requested minimums. This is his personal best in a large course. His ticket for Paris 2024 is well composted.

18:26 – Muffat's French record in danger?

Camille Muffat's French record Women's 400m freestyle (4'01"13) which dates from the 2012 French championships is placed very high. Kripichnikova has already nagé fastest in a small pool in 3min 59sec 56 should not run that fast today.

18:20 – Kirpichnikova enters sc&amp ;egrave;ne

One of the rare hopes of the medals on the sideé tricolor at the Olympics, Anastasia Kirpichnikova presents herself for the 400m freestyle final. The swimmer of Russian origin is widely favored but she will have to work hard to achieve the minimums at the end of the day. 4'07'90.

18:15 – Viquerat champion of France in 100m breaststroke Men

Viquerat wins in 1 min 00'07 but does not achieve the minimums which are set at 59 min 49. Small disappointment for the new French champion who can console himself with this ticket for the relay at the Pairs Olympics. 

18:10 – Mission accomplished for Marie Wattel!

Double blow for Marie Wattel! She won with a very satisfactory time (57&49), a time well below the minimums. “I'm relieved, because this morning it was a big disappointment. This is a first step towards Paris!" she adds that doubts did not spare her last year  "When we doubt we no longer knows what it's like to run fast. Marie Wattel is back

18:08 – Ressencourt only rival of Wattel

Lilou Ressencourt who is in lane 5 is the only big rival today of Marie Wattel (lane 6). Let's go for this final!

18:04 – Lea Musser wins in 100m butterfly final B

It's Lea Musser who wins this B final with an anecdotal time of 1'01"42. Now place à the Final A.

17:56 – Start of the finals!

Before the A Final, we will be entitled to à the Final B of the women's 100m butterfly. This is the first race of this session.

17:51 – Public present in Chartres

The public responded present this afternoon in Chartres in the Odyssey swimming pool. Several potential qualifiers for the Olympic Games will be to follow. The atmosphere is very pleasant.

17:44 – Marie Wattel favorite in 100m butterfly

Marie Wattel, vice-world champion in 100m butterfly, will be the big favorite in this distance. Troubled by several injuries in recent months, she will also aim for the minimums (57'92), a time well within her reach. At the end of May, the Lilloise managed 57'90.

17:41 – Manaudou forfeits the 50m butterfly final

Author of a very good time this morning in the 50m butterfly series, Florent Manaudou (22'87) has declared forfeit for the final. The former Olympic champion came to test himself on this distance without any real objective of a title because the distance is not on the Olympic programme.

17:40 – The programme of the finals

Six finals are on the menu for this first day:

100m butterfly (W), 100m breaststroke (M), 400m (W), 400m (M), 100m breaststroke (W), 50m butterfly (M)

17:30 – Hello everyone!

Welcome to our site! We will follow together with you the first finals of the French Swimming Championship which takes place from June 16 to 21 in Chartres.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116