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Camille MUFFAT

French Camille MUFFAT

French swimmer and three-time Olympic medalist

Source :  Jean-Christophe MUFFAT

Born: on October 28, 1989 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France
Died: on March 09, 2015 in Villa Castelli, Argentina


Biography

Muffat was trained as a medley swimmer who was particularly gifted in the breaststroke and crawl styles, which are the closing disciplines in the medley.

However, after a strong start to her career, her results in the medley events started to fade, and Muffat felt like she could not sustain her pace well enough to achieve her goals by swimming the medley. As a result, she changed her swimming profile, switching to the freestyle events, at the suggestion of her coach Fabrice Pellerin.

Under Pellerin's guidance, Muffat dedicates herself to an extensive training programme, which included training on Sundays for a year before the 2012 Olympic Games.

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