Swimming World Throwback Thursday Video: Florent Manaudou Wins 50 Free At 2013 French Open

VICHY, France, July 3. THIS weekend at the French Open in Vichy, Florent Manaudou will be the crowd favorite in the 50 free, as the Frenchman steps up to assert his dominance over what is expected to be a star-studded field.

Manaudou won the 50 free at last year’s French Open over world record holder Cesar Cielo and James Magnussen. In this Throwback Thursday video, you’ll see how Manaudou’s start gave him the advantage he needed to hold off a late charge from the field.

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Author: Jeff Commings

Jeff Commings is the host of several shows on SwimmingWorld.TV, including "The Morning Swim Show," which features interviews with people making headlines in aquatic sports. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in journalism and was a nine-time NCAA All-American.

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