Manaudou Cuts Menacing Dashes: 22.11 ‘fly; 20.62 Free

France's Florent Manaudou [Photo: Patrick B. Kraemer]

After storming to to the helm of the season world ranks over 100m freestyle and 100m medley, Florent Manaudou added world No2 rank status to his list of conquests with a 22.11 blast on the last day at French Short-Course nationals in Dijon; and then leads a 4x50m free relay for Marseilles with a 20.62 to become all-tim No3 in textile a fraction behind Cesar Cielo (BRA) and Vladimir Morozov (RUS)

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After storming to to the helm of the season world ranks over 100m freestyle and 100m medley, Florent Manaudou added world No2 rank status to his list of conquests with a 22.11 blast on the last day at French Short-Course nationals in Dijon; and then leads a 4x50m free relay for Marseilles with a 20.62 to become all-tim No3 in textile a fraction behind Cesar Cielo (BRA) and Vladimir Morozov (RUS)

Comments

Anan

I believe Stravius was DQ in the 50 fly though, ‘cos he did not get any medal.

Craig Lord

Thanks Anan…

DDias

Craig,
Textile best is 20.51 from Cesar Cielo in Dubai(2010).

By the way, Cielo wants a new textile best in Open(Long Course):
http://globoesporte.globo.com/natacao/noticia/2013/12/insaciavel-cielo-quer-encerrar-ano-com-nova-melhor-marca-do-mundo.html

Craig Lord

DDias. Yes, of course. Obrigado.Overlooked in rush… file updated

Observer of dodginess

I just hope Cielo has now found supplements without the banned masking agent furosemide, which his teammates seem to also favor. I love this sport and want to take the performances seriously.

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