European Swimming Championships 2022: Two blue 4x200m relays reach finals, Grousset in half of 50m butterfly

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The first day of the tournament started in Rome.

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The two French relaymen in the 4x200m freestyle have qualified for the final of the European Swimming Championships in Rome on Thursday 11 August. Led by Mewen Tomac, Wissam-Amazigh Yebba, Enzo Tesic and Roman Fuchs, Bruce set her second fastest time of the morning session with her 7:09.59, just behind the Italian swimmer. did. Océán Carnes, Giulia Rossi Benét, Marina Gyor and Lucille Tessariol also qualified for the final in their fifth time in the women’s relay (8:07:16). Another of his finalists on the night is Emilian Matenet in the 400m medley.

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In other races on the first day of competition, Charlotte Bonnett qualified for the semi-finals of the 100m freestyle with the fastest time in her heat. Bonetto won the race in her 53.92s and will be accompanied by Beryl Gastaldello (54.64s) in the semi-finals.

Grousset and Piron in the semi-finals of the 50m butterfly

Maxime Grousset also qualified for the semi-finals in the 50m butterfly thanks to her second fastest time of the heat in 23.20s. The Frenchman, who won his two-time medal at the World Championships in Budapest last June, was terrified in his starting block, but his time stood. “I was a little afraid that I moved on to the plot. We were waiting for the official result, which is good.I am eligible“, Grousset responded.”Somehow, I feel lonely all the time… But that’s okay.“He will play in the semi-finals alongside Thomas Pilon, who came last in 23.62 seconds.

Maxime Grousset won the 50 m butterfly series in 23:20 (second time in the series). Thomas Pilon qualified for the 15th time in the series in 23:52.

Pauline Mahhu and Emma Terrebo also reached the semi-finals in the 200m backstroke, and Antoine Bichella also reached the semi-finals in the 100m breaststroke. Due to calendar disruptions due to the Covid pandemic, the European Swimming Championships in Rome from August 11-17 will come two months after the World Championships in Budapest. Blues in Hungary she won eight medals.

Source: Francetvinfo

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