Laure Manaudou is a French Olympic, world and European champion, born on 9th October 1986. She has held the world record in freestyle events between 200m and 1500m. Laure is the older sister of Florent Manaudou who is also a swimmer and an Olympic gold medalist. Laure has won the same through her prolific performances.
Here is a look at her achievements:-
Won gold, silver and bronze in 400m freestyle, 800m freestyle and 100m backstroke, respectively at the 2004 Athens Olympics
Clinched a gold medal in 400m freestyle at the 2005 World Championships (LC), held in Montreal
Winner of 2 gold, 2 silver and a bronze medal at the 2007World Championships (LC), held in Melbourne
Secured 3 gold medals at the 2004 European Championships (LC), held in Madrid
4 gold and 3 bronze medals at the 2006 European Championships (LC) held in Budapest
2 gold and a silver medal at the 2008 European Championships (LC) held in Eindhoven
Secured 5 gold medals in the year 2005;two at the Mediterranean Games, held in Almeria whereas others at the European Championships (SC), held in Trieste.