2021 FFN GOLDEN TOUR CAMILLE MUFFAT – NICE
The way forward for France’s backstroke battled tonight within the males’s 100 again, as Yohann Ndoye Brouard adopted up his 53.88 prelims swim with a 53.60 lifetime finest tonight. Brouard received in opposition to Mewen Tomac, who’s a 12 months under him; Tomac was second in 53.97, whereas Greek record-holder Apostolos Christou nabbed third (53.99).
Brouard improves upon his outdated finest by .20, and he strikes nearer to eclipsing the #Three performer in French historical past, which is Tomac at 53.29. He now sits #9 on the earth rankings this season, simply .05 behind world record-holder Ryan Murphy’s 53.55 from the Professional Swim Sequence – San Antonio final month.
The lads’s 400 free tonight in Good led to fireworks, as the highest three finishers all hit 3:50’s. Hungarian teenager Gabor Zombori emerged victor, profitable with a time of three:50.09 forward of Greece’s Konstantinos Englezakis (3:50.42) and Hungarian star Kristof Milak (3:50.09). France’s Marc-Antoine Olivier was a detailed fourth, posting a 3:51.05.
The 400 IM got here right down to a detailed end, as Swiss record-holder Jeremy Desplanches simply barely held off the cost from Apostolos Papastamos, born in 2001. Desplanches took the win at 4:15.26, simply forward of Papastamos, the previous world junior record-holder, who was 4:15.81. Hungary’s Peter Bernek additionally dipped below 4:20, going 4:19.33.
Within the girls’s 100 fly, Greek record-holder Anna Ntountounaki dropped an enormous 57.86, rattling her personal nationwide document of 57.77 from 2018. That’s nonetheless a incredible swim for her in January, effectively outdoors of the summer season championship season, and she or he jumps to the #10 rating internationally this season. 2003-born Frenchwoman Lilou Ressencourt broke a minute for second place, going 59.96.
Melanie Henique cracked 25 seconds within the 50 free, profitable over countrymate Charlotte Bonnet, 24.90 to 25.18. Henique set the French document on this race in her 24.34 outing on the French Elite Nationals in December.
OTHER NOTABLE SWIMS
- Katinka Hosszu dropped a little bit of time to win the 200 IM tonight in 2:13.83, simply forward of France’s Camille Dauba (2:14.40). Hosszu additionally dropped within the 100 fly, her 1:01.44 good for fourth.
- Theo Bussiere of France gained a smidgen from prelims, however nonetheless received the 50 breast in 28.36.
- 2005-born Mary-Ambre Moluh upset veteran Mathilde Cini within the 100 again, with the previous hitting a 1:02.00 to edge Cini’s 1:02.06. Each are French.
- Belgian Florine Gaspard received the ladies’s 50 breast, dropping nearly a second from prelims to hit a 31.29.