Lara Grangeon (France) – World Open Water Swimming Association



Lara Grangeon (born 21 September 1991) is a swimmer who competes internationally for France. Her last victory is the women’s 400 m medley – heat during the European Short Course swimming championship 2010. She competes in 10 km open water, 100 m medley, 200 m butterfly, 200 m medley, 25 km open water, 400 m medley, 5 km open water, 800 m freestyle and 5 km mixed open water team.

On 31 March 2019, she won the LEN Open Water Cup 10 km race in Eilat, Israel.

She competed on the 2019 FINA / CNSG Marathon Swim World Series in Seychelles on 12 May 2019.

On 17 July 2019, she finished 4th in the FINA World Championships 10 km race in Gwangju, South Korea.

She finished 3rd in the 25 km marathon swim in the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea on 19 July 2019.

Date of Birth
21 Sep 1991

Height (cm)


City and Country Of Residence
Montpellier, France

Languages Spoken
French, English, Spanish

Name Of Coach
Romain Barnier, Philippe Lucas

Tokyo 2020: Olympic Marathon Swim Predictions - Lara Grangeon (France)

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The Forever Swim

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