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Laure MANAUDOU

French Laure MANAUDOU

French Olympic, world and European champion swimmer

Published by :  Jean-Yves BAXTER

Born: on October 09, 1986 in Villeurbanne, France


Biography

She is the daughter of a French father and a Dutch mother and the older sister of Florent Manaudou who is also an Olympic gold medalist swimmer.

She won the gold medal in the women's 400-meter freestyle at the 2004 Athens Olympics. It was France's first gold medal ever in women's swimming and the first swimming gold medal won by a French athlete since Jean Boiteux's victory in the 400-meter men's freestyle event at Helsinki in 1952.

Source :  http://www.wikipedia.org/

See Also :

- Category Swimming