ASM swimmer Chamalières Natation competed at the European Championships. With the French national team, she won a bronze medal in the 4x100m medley relay.
Chloe Bacon, swimmer for ASM Chamalières Natation, will remember this ‘junior’ edition of the European Championships for a long time. Overgne played in the Komen Cup (European Youth Championship) from October 15th to 17th in Belgrade, Serbia.
The icing on the cake, with the French national team, the 14-year-old swimmer won bronze in the 4 x 100 meter medley relay.
The 14-year-old qualified for the French Junior Championships in Dunkirk in July 2021 by swimming the 100m breaststroke, her specialty, in 1:14:14.
At these championships, she also won a silver medal in the 50 meter breaststroke.
On Saturday 16 October, she defended the colors of the French national team with her individual race: 100m breaststroke in the morning and then the 4 × 100m medley relay in the evening with her teammates.
In her first experience with the French national team, an important moment for the rest of her athletic career, she won an impressive bronze medal with this tricolor relay.
In the eighth of the 100 meters breaststroke, two seconds behind her record time, she caught up with the group.
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During the 4x100m medley relay, accompanied by Lucien Allart (CN Vouziers), Malou Douillard (Dumbea Natation) and Albane Cachot (Dauphin Toulouse OEC), Chloe Bacon focused again on winning the bronze medal in the final meters.
France finished third in the medal standings at these championships, behind Italy and Turkey, with a total of 15 medals (3 gold, 4 silver, 8 bronze).
Chloe was one of six girls who qualified in France for this 25th edition of the Junior European Championship.
ASM Chamalières is proud of this young swimmer’s progress.
It is thanks to her condescension and determination that Chloe was able to reach this level. This national selection also highlights the quality of supervision of Asemist teachers and trainers in training and reaching a high level.