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Latest update : 2008-10-07

Sydney gold medallist Laure Manaudou has chosen Marseille's swimming centre to pursue her career. After leaving the Beijing Olympics in tears, she took time off amid doubts about her future. She has now decided to get back to competition.

Deposed Olympic champion Laure Manaudou announced on Monday that she will join the main swimming club at Marseille in a bid to relaunch her career.
  
The Frenchwoman, will be 22 on Thursday, had a dreadul Olympics in Beijing where she finished eighth and last in the 400m freestyle final, in which she was the defending champion, and seventh in the 100m backstroke.
  
Manaudou feld China in tears and said she would take time off to ponder the future of her career.
  
"I want to get back into action," she said in announcing she would train in Marseille. "I have got to get back to the top level. It will be a tough season, but I feel motiviated."

Date created : 2008-10-07

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