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French swimming championships: 3 tickets validated for the Olympics on the first day

The results of this first day of the French Championships are rather positive with 3 qualified for the Olympic Games individually. Wattel (100m butterfly), Kripichnikova (400m freestyle F) and Aubry (400m freestyle H) are the lucky ones. While Viquerat (100m breaststroke H) and Bonnet (100m breaststroke F) will see the Olympics with the relays.

19:27 – Have a good late evening & all and &agrav; all!

Thank you for following this live with us, we will meet again tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. for other finals including that of Léon Marchand in the 400m medley. Good evening to all!

19:21 – A positive first day

End of program for this first day of the French Swimming Championships & Chartres. The audience was amazed. served with great finals and encouraging performances from our swimmers. Marie Wattel (100m butterfly), Anastacia Kripichnikova (400m freestyle F) and David Aubry (400m freestyle H) managed to achieve this goal. qualify for the Olympics by achieving times below the Olympic minimums. Small disappointment all the same for Charlotte Bonnet in the 100m breaststroke. One of the great figures of current French swimming won the title. the title of French champion but her time does not allow her to qualify for the Olympics over this distance.

19:17 – Maxime Gosset imposes on 50m butterfly

Maxime Gosset wins in 22 seconds 87 centimeters in the 50m butterfly final. This is the same time as that achieved this morning by Florent Manaudou in series. We should see Gosset again in the 100m butterfly, a race which is part of the Olympic program unlike the 50m.

19:05 – Charlotte French 100m breaststroke champion cap

Former Olympic medalist (4 x 200m freestyle in 2012), Charlotte Bonnet won the 100m breaststroke event. However, she did not achieve this. the requested minimums (1'06''79) his time is well above (1'06''79). It's not really a big surprise because the resident of Olympique Nice Natation had to beat her personal best to hope to go to the Olympics.

19:02 – 3 individual tickets and one relay ticket

A quick recap before the women's 100m breaststroke final. 3 tickets for the Olympics have already been sold. été won, Wattel on 100m butterfly F, Kirpichnikova on 400m freestyle F and Aubry on 400m freestyle H. For his part, Viquerat composted his ticket for the 100m breaststroke relay.

18:56 – David Aubry at the Olympics!

Second in a race won by Jaoudi, David Aubry achieved narrowly reaching the minimum for the Olympic Games (3'46'&46) or 32 cents better. "We train all year round for çthis, but you have to be good on the big day, so do it at the right time it's a great joy" declares the swimmer from Villeneuve sur Seine who is training this year in Italy.

18:50 – Duel between Aubry and Bouchaut over 400m H

The fourth final of the evening will have to be played between Aubry and Bouchaut. Note that the Tunisian Jaoudi is one of the favorites for this race but he cannot be considered as runner-up. as Champion of France in the event of victory.

18:43 – Leon Marchand starts tomorrow with the 400m medley

The French swimming prodigy, Léon Marchand, will begin his French championships tomorrow. He will appear for the 400m medley heats in the morning, then probably the final in the afternoon. He will then have to continue with the 200m butterfly, 200m breaststroke (Wednesday) and 200m medley (Friday).

18:37 – Place for men for the 400m freestyle

It's now up to the men to compete in the 400m freestyle, as a reminder the Olympic minimums are set at 100m freestyle. 3'46''78

18:32 – Kripichnikova wins without surprises

Anastasia Kirpichnikova won without surprises ahead of 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?< /h3>

Camille Muffat's French record in the women's 400m freestyle (4'01'13) from the 2012 French championships is very high. Kripichnikova has already swum faster in a small pool in 3min 59sec 56 should not run as fast today.

18:20 – Kirpichnikova enters the scene

One of the rare medal hopes on the side tricolor at the Olympics, Anastasia Kirpichnikova is in the 400m freestyle final. The Russian-born swimmer is a big favorite but she will have to work hard to achieve the minimum time of 4:07:90.

18:15 – Viquerat French champion in the Men's 100m breaststroke

Viquerat wins in 1 min 00:07 but does not achieve the minimum time set at 59 min 49. A little disappointment for the new French champion who will be able to console himself with this ticket for the relay at the Paris Olympics. 

18:10 – Mission accomplished for Marie Wattel!

A double blow for Marie Wattel! She won with a very satisfactory time (57'49), a time well below the minimums. "I am relieved, because this morning it was a big disappointment. It is a first step towards Paris!" she adds that doubts have not spared her last year  “When you doubt, you no longer know what it is to run fast”. Marie Wattel is back

18:08 – Ressencourt Wattel's only rival

Lilou Ressencourt who is in lane 5 is the only big rival today for Marie Wattel (lane 6). Here we go for this final!


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