Swimming

INSEP’s National Training Centre (CNE) currently focuses on five disciplines in swimming – race swimming in the pool, open water swimming, artistic swimming, diving and water polo. The group of pool racers is made up of young swimmers with considerable potential and is headed by one of the coaches from the French national team, Michel Chrétien. The water polo training group is exclusively female and made up of athletes aged 13 to 27 to prepare the generation for both Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024.

HEADCOUNT (RESIDENT Sport)

59 ATHLETES

  • 8 pool + open water
  • 16 artistic swimming
  • 10 diving
  • 15 water-polo

 

Swimming

Benjamin AUFFRET

Elite

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Benjamin Auffret (24 ans) s’est révélé aux Jeux Olympiques de Rio en 2016 en terminant 4e de l’épreuve de plongeon à 10 m. Champion d’Europe en 2017 (2e en 2019) et cinquième mondial en 2019, l’ancien gymnaste s’est définitivement imposé comme l’un des meilleurs spécialistes mondiaux de cette discipline spectaculaire et exigeante.

Record

    • Champion d'Europe en 2017
    • 2e aux championnats d'Europe en 2019
    • 4e aux JO de Rio 2016

Swimming

Maxime GROUSSET

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At the age of 20, Maxime Grousset, who trains with Michel Chrétien at INSEP, represents the future of sprint swimming in France. World silver medallist at junior level at 50m, the Caledonian swimmer became European champion in the 4x100m medley relay in 2018.

Record

    • 2018 European champion (4x100m medley relay)
    • World silver medallist at junior level in 2017 (50m freestyle)

Swimming

Charlotte et Laura TREMBLE

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Laura and Charlotte Tremble Twin sisters Laura and Charlotte Tremble (aged 20) are the new kids on the block in artistic swimming in France. After finishing eighth at the last world championships in the duet free event, they will travel to Tokyo in 2020 to compete in their first Olympics.

Record

    • 8th at the 2019 world championships (duet free)