Katinka Hosszu
Courtesy of: Joao Marc Bosch
NICE, France, January 31. AT the Nice International Long Course Meet, Hungary's Katinka Hosszu shook off a night of food poisoning to still pull off a victorious triple in the 50 free, 200 back and 100 fly in France. She even threw in a Hungarian record for good measure.

Hosszu's head coach and husband Shane Tusup let the online community know about the food poisoning issue via Twitter this morning.

Hosszu opened up her night with a win in the women's 50-meter free as she topped Lithuania's Ruta Meilutyte, 25.19 to 25.26, in the sprint event. France's Anna Santamans wound up third in 25.28. That's a Hungarian record for the Iron Lady as she beat Evelyn Verraszto's 25.28 set in 2009. Hosszu now owns six of the women's long course records.


Hosszu then doubled up with a 2:11.52 to top the women's 200-meter backstroke finale. That represented nearly a two-second victory as Spain's Duane Da Rocha Marce placed second in 2:13.35. Spain's Melanie Costa Schmid then wrapped up the top three with a time of 2:13.78.

Hosszu closed out the gritty title trifecta with a 59.38 to clip Camille Muffat (59.63) at the wall. Great Britain's Charlotte Atkinson finished third overall in 1:00.52.

Meilutyte, on the other hand, threw down a 1:07.37 in the women's 100-meter breaststroke for the win. That's just of Jessica Hardy's 1:07.05 from the Arena Grand Prix stop in Austin as the top time in the world thus far. Along with Laura Sogar (1:07.76), only three swimmers have cracked 1:08 this year so far. Spain's Jessica Vall Montero finished second in 1:09.22, while France's Charlotte Bonnet snared third in 1:10.94.

France's Jeremy Stravius turned in a time of 2:01.13 to top the men's 200-meter backstroke. Hungary's David Foldhazi, who swims with Hosszu's training group, checked in with a second-place time of 2:02.75. France's Eddie Moueddene picked up third in 2:05.53. Stravius closed out the night with a double as he posted a 53.44 to 53.45 touchout triumph against Russia's Evgeny Korotyshkin in the 100-meter fly. Great Britain's Antony James finished third in 53.75.

Ukraine's Andrey Govorov his the wall in 22.46 to top the men's 50-meter freestyle finale, while Great Britain's Ben Proud picked up second in 22.57. Russia's Sergey Fesikov rounded out the podium with a third-place time of 23.05. France went 1-2-3 in the men's 100-meter breaststroke. Quentin Coton took the title in 1:02.82 with Thomas Rabeisen finishing second in 1:03.82. William Debourges wound up third in 1:04.21.

Another one of the major stars in attendance here in France, Spain's Mireia Belmonte Garcia won the women's 800-meter freestyle by more than two seconds. She charted a time of 8:30.20 for the win, while France's Coralie Balmy finished second in 8:32.49. The Netherlands' Sharon Van Rouwendaal finished third in 8:33.88.

Ukraine's Mykhaylo Romanchuk put in an easy speed time of 15:09.21 to win the men's 1500-meter freestyle by a wide margin. France's Anthony Pannier placed a distant second in 15:30.83, while his teammate Benoit Debast claimed third in 15:34.66.


Results: Nice International Long Course Meet: Day One