M50 Backstroke: History Repeats As Camille Lacourt Relives Sprint Double Six Years On

Camille Lacourt of France takes the double six years on - by Patrick B. Kraemer

It was 2010 when France’s Camille Lacourt last won the backstroke sprint double in European long-course waters. The times were tardier but he matched the feat today six years on in London with a 24.77 victory (the slowest win since 2008) in the dash.

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It was 2010 when France’s Camille Lacourt last won the backstroke sprint double in European long-course waters. The times were tardier but he matched the feat today six years on in London with a 24.77 victory (the slowest win since 2008) in the dash.

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