the 100m-butterfly final with Marie Wattel, the 50m-butterfly final with Maxime Grousset… Races not to be missed on Mondays

Marie Wattel, in the 100m butterfly, and Maxime Grousset, in the 50m butterfly, will have the chance to once again climb the medal table of the Italian clan on Monday in Fukuoka.


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French sprinter Maxime Grousset qualified for the 50m butterfly final at the World Aquatics Championships on Sunday 23 July in Fukuoka (Japan).  (YUICHI YAMAZAKI / AFP)

Second day of competition at the World Swimming Championships. The day after Léon Marchand’s second crowning and world record in the 400m medley, Monday 24 July, the French team returns to the pool at the sublime Marine Messe Fukuoka with just as many ambitions.

On the 100 butterfly will try to return to the pits Marie Wattel, vice world champion in the specialty a year ago in Budapest. Maxime Grousset qualified for the final by signing, on Sunday, the second and third best world performance of the year in the 50m butterfly (22”72 and 22”74), simultaneously beating the French record (22”84), long shared by Frédérick Bousquet (2009) and Florent Manaudou (2015).

Finally, in the semifinals of the men’s 100m backstroke, Mewen Tomac, eighth best world performer this year, and Yohann Ndoye-Brouard, reigning European champion, will want to shine.

The races not to be missed and the main registrations

1:02pm: Men’s 100m breaststroke final (Arno Kamminga & Haiyang Qin)
1.09pm: Women’s 100m butterfly final (Marie Wattel and Emma McKeon)
1:17pm: Men’s 100m back semi-finals (Mewen Tomac and Yohann Ndoye-Brouard)
1.46pm: Men’s 50m butterfly final (Maxime Grousset)
1:53pm: Semi-finals of the women’s 100m back (Pauline Maheu)
2.23pm: Women’s 200m medley final (Kaylee McKeown)

Which channel and which times?

12.58pm: start of live coverage on France 4 and
1.02pm: first race (100m breaststroke H)
2.23pm: Last race (200m medley W)
2.30pm: end of broadcast

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