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Laure MANAUDOU

French Laure MANAUDOU

French Olympic, world and European champion swimmer

Source :  Pierre CUEILLE

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