Jérémy Stravius

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Jérémy Stravius
Jeremy Stravius.jpg
Stravius in 2011
Personal information
NationalityFrench
Born (1988-07-14) 14 July 1988 (age 32)
Abbeville, France
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke, butterfly, freestyle
Medal record
Men’s swimming
Representing Flag of France.svg  France
Event1st2nd3rd
Olympic Games 120
World Championships (LC) 431
World Championships (SC) 021
European Championships (LC) 442
European Championships (SC) 822
Mediterranean Games 011
Military World Games 010
Total17157
Olympic Games
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2012 London 4×100 m freestyle
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2012 London 4×200 m freestyle
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2016 Rio de Janeiro 4×100 m freestyle
World Championships (LC)
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2011 Shanghai 100 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2013 Barcelona 4×100 m freestyle
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2013 Barcelona 4×100 m medley
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2015 Kazan 4×100 m freestyle
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg2011 Shanghai 4×100 m freestyle
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2011 Shanghai 4×200 m freestyle
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2013 Barcelona 50 m backstroke
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2013 Barcelona 100 m backstroke
World Championships (SC)
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2016 Windsor 50 m backstroke
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg2016 Windsor 4×100 m freestyle
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2010 Dubai 4×200 m freestyle
European Championships (LC)
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2010 Budapest 4×100 m medley
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2012 Debrecen 4×100 m freestyle
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2014 Berlin 4×100 m freestyle
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2018 Glasgow 4×100 m mixed freestyle
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2010 Budapest 100 m backstroke
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2014 Berlin 50 m backstroke
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2014 Berlin 100 m backstroke
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2014 Berlin 4×100 m medley
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2010 Budapest 4×200 m freestyle
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2016 London 4×100 m mixed freestyle
European Championships (SC)
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2009 Istanbul 4×50 m freestyle
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2012 Chartres 50 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2012 Chartres 100 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2012 Chartres 4×50 m freestyle
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2012 Chartres 4×50 m medley
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2012 Chartres4×50 m mixed medley
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2013 Herning 50 m backstroke
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2013 Herning 100 m backstroke
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2012 Chartres 200 m medley
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2013 Herning 100 m butterfly
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2017 Copenhagen 50 m backstroke
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg2017 Copenhagen4×50 m mixed medley
Mediterranean Games
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2009 Pescara 4×200 m freestyle
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2009 Pescara 50 m backstroke
Military World Games
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2019 Wuhan 50 m backstroke

Jérémy Stravius (born 14 July 1988) is a French swimmer, swimming freestyle, backstroke, and butterfly.

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Career

Stravius appeared on the world stage at the 2009 European Short Course Swimming Championships in Istanbul where he was part of the winning 4 × 50 m freestyle relay and finished in the top 8 in the 50 m breaststroke. The next year at the 2010 European Short Course Swimming Championships in Hungary, Stravius won his first medal at an international meet, winning a silver in the 100 m backstroke. At this meet, he also was part of the winning 4 × 100 m medley relay and the bronze medal winning team of the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay. Stravius won his first international gold winning the gold medal in the 100 m backstroke at the 2011 FINA World Championships in Shanghai. He shared it with countryman Camille Lacourt. He also received a silver in the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay and the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay at this meet. [1]

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Kazan 2015

Stravius got third at the French Olympic Trials in the 100 m backstroke, just missing out on a chance to swim an individual event at the Olympics. the 2012 Summer Olympics he won two medals, competing on the gold medal-winning 4 × 100 m freestyle relay and silver medal-winning 4 × 200 m freestyle relay teams for France, but only swimming the heats. [1]

On 28 July 2013, at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Stravius was part of the winning 4 × 100 m medley relay where he swam the butterfly leg. Stravius was in the anchor position for France in the 4 × 100 m men's freestyle final. The French were the defending Olympic champions but were seeded outside the middle lanes in the final, causing Stravius to remark "On n'était pas favoris, c'est un hold up". [2] In the final, after 200 m where France was far off from the leading three teams, Fabien Gilot exploded through with a 46.90s third leg to bring the French back into contention. Then, Stravius took over the Australians at the start of his leg and trailing the Russians and American swimmers at the midpoint of his anchor leg, Stravius snapped a precise flipturn and, after several powerful dolphin kicks underwater, emerged ahead by a hand, eventually securing the gold medal for France by 0.26s. [2] He also won silver medals in the 50 m backstroke and the 100 m backstroke. At this meet he also swam the 200 m individual medley and the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay. [1]

At the 2014 European Aquatics Championships in Berlin, Stravius earned two silver medals, one of them in the 50 m backstroke and the other in the 100 m backstroke. He also won a gold in the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay. [1]

Stravius currently holds the French National Record in the 200 m individual medley and the 100 m butterfly (short course). [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "Jeremy Stravius Bio – SwimSwam". SwimSwam. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
  2. 1 2 http://www.lemonde.fr/sport/article/2013/07/28/natation-le-relais-francais-champion-du-monde-du-4-x-100-m-nage-libre_3454693_3242.html
Records
Preceded by
Shinri Shioura, Sayaka Akase, Kenta Ito, Kanako Watanabe
Mixed 4 × 50 metres freestyle relay world record-holder
21 October 2013 – 10 November 2013
With: Florent Manaudou, Mélanie Henique, Anna Santamans
Succeeded by
Tomaso D'Orsogna, Regan Leong, Bronte Campbell, Cate Campbell