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Camille Lacourt

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Camille Lacourt (born 22 April 1985 in Nabornne, France) is an elite backstroke specialist.

Swimming Highlights[edit]

  • In 2005, Lacourt won his first two national titles in France in the 100 and 200-meter backstrokes.
  • At the 2007 French National Championships, Lacourt won his first two national long course titles, and broke his first National Record in the 50-meter backstroke.
  • Lacourt had to waive his participation in the 2008 Beijing Olympics due to injuries.
  • At the 2009 FINA World Championships, Lacourt won a silver medal in the 50-meter backstroke.
  • At the 2010 European Championships, he won three gold medals in the 50 and 100-meter backstrokes, in addition to the 4×100-meter medley relay.
  • He was selected as the European Swimmer of the Year 2010.
  • At the 2011 FINA World Championships in Shanghai, he won a gold and silver medal.
  • At the 2012 London Olympics, he finished fourth in the 100-meter backstroke.
  • At the 2013 FINA World Championships, he won two gold medals, but missed the 2014 European Championships due to a hip injury.
  • At the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, he won a gold medal in the 50-meter backstroke, a silver medal in the 100m backstroke, and a bronze medal in the 4×100-meter medley relay.
  • At the 2016 Rio Olympics, she finished 5th in the 100 meter backstroke final in 52.70.
  • In 2016, he participated in the Tahiti Swimming Experience in Tahiti.
  • At the 2017 FINA World Championships, he won a gold medal in the 50 meter backstroke in Budapest.

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