Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

WEB NEWS

France launches website to counter jihadist propaganda

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Hollande depicted as Hitler

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

Boko Haram crisis: Militants forced from north eastern Nigerian town

Read more

REPORTERS

Syria: Wresting control of Kobani from IS group

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

A who's who of the 'Bettencourt trial'

Read more

FOCUS

Golan Heights on edge...

Read more

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Eugene Kaspersky: Cyber attacks on critical infrastructure 'just a question of time'

Read more

#THE 51%

Equality in the workplace: Bridging the gender pay gap

Read more

ENCORE!

The culture stars trying to save the world

Read more

French quartet breaks 4x100m short course world record

Latest update : 2008-12-20

The French quartet of Gregory Mallet, Fabien Gilot, William Meynard and Frederick Bousquet set a new world record in three minutes 04.98 seconds at the French club championship at Istres, taking half a second off a previous time set by the US.

Reuters - French swimmers Gregory Mallet, Fabien Gilot, William Meynard and Frederick Bousquet set a world short-course record for the 4x100 metres freestyle relay in three minutes 04.98 seconds on Saturday.
 
The Marseille quartet set the mark at the French club championship at Istres, beating the previous record of 3:08.44 set by the United States on April 9 in Manchester.

Date created : 2008-12-20

COMMENT(S)