Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

THE INTERVIEW

Keepers of the flame: Native American communities seeking to protect their cultural legacy

Read more

FOCUS

Tunisians disillusioned, seven years after revolution

Read more

ACCESS ASIA

Indonesia: New orangutan species found in Sumatra

Read more

MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Meet the 16-year-old behind the hijab emoji

Read more

ENCORE!

Film show: 'Battle of the Sexes', 'Jupiter’s Moon', 'Reinventing Marvin'

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Robert Mugabe resigns: 'Hip Hip Harare'

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

UN tribunal decides fate of Mladic, 'Butcher of the Balkans'

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

Celebrations erupt in the streets of Harare as Mugabe resigns

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Zimbabwe's end of an era

Read more

Leveaux breaks yet another world record in Croatia

Video by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2008-12-13

Who will stop Amaury Leveaux? The new record holder in 50m freestyle shortcourse has set another world record in the 100m race at the European championships in Rijeka, Croatia, beating Alain Bernard's previous record by 0.57 sec.

AFP - France's Amaury Leveaux broke the men's 100m world record with 45.12sec in winning his semi-final at the European shortcourse championships here on Friday.
   
Leveaux beat the old mark of 45.69sec set by Olympic 100m champion Alain Bernard of France five days ago in Angers, France. On Thursday, Leveaux had also set a new 50m freestyle world record of 20.48sec.

Date created : 2008-12-13

COMMENT(S)