Marius Toscan in the final of the 400m medley – rts.ch

Marius Toscan in the final of the 400m medley – rts.ch
Marius Toscan in the final of the 400m medley – rts.ch

Marius Toscan will be present in the final of the 400m medley Monday evening at the Europeans in Belgrade. The St-Gallois signed the 6th time in the series. Competing in the 100m breaststroke Monday morning, Jérémy Desplanches reached the semi-finals.

Toscan (22 years old) swam in 4’18”91, 0”11 off his personal best set last December. Only 3 of the 8 finalists were faster in the heats, with 2 Hungarians out of the 4 registered not being allowed to line up in the final. But the St. Gallois will have to break his record to aim for the podium.

Jérémy Desplanches, for his part, won his ticket for the semi-finals of the 100m breaststroke by finishing 16th in the heats, in 1’01”36, a little over a second from his Swiss record in the specialty. It is especially Saturday and Sunday, in the 200m medley, that he hopes to shine by reaching the Olympic limit.

Vaudoise Fanny Borer, 20th in the 200m backstroke in 2’17”44, however failed in the heats. The men’s 4x20m freestyle relay (Desplanches, Toscan, Tiago Behar and Gian-Luca Gartmann) suffered the same fate (10th in 7’25”45), as did the neophyte Vanna Djakovic in the 800m freestyle (10th in 8’54). ”57).

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