(Race Video) Florent Manaudou Touches Out Andriy Govorov For 50 Free Crown

Photo Courtesy: FINA Doha 2014

France’s Florent Manaudou touched out Ukraine’s Andriy Govorov in the men’s 50-meter free finale at the 2016 European Championships.

Manaudou, who already is the top-ranked swimmer in the world with a 21.42 from French Nationals, cruised to a win in 21.73.

Govorov put up a second-place time of 21.79 to surge to seventh in the world rankings, while Great Britain’s Ben Proud put up a third-place time of 21.85 – off his third-ranked 21.65 from British Nationals.

Greece’s Kristian Gkolomeev (21.89), Finland’s Ari-Pekka Liukkonen (22.01), Hungary’s Krisztian Takacs (22.07), Italy’s Luca Dotto (22.07) and Romania’s Norbert Trandafir (22.51) closed out the championship field.


Photo Courtesy: LEN



  1. Brian Chick

    Well Done Ben, bronze another medal for Team GB

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    Francis Kiu

    Well done Ben

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