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Yannick Agnel sets world record

Updated: November 15, 2012, 3:37 PM ET
Associated Press

ANGERS, France -- Two-time Olympic gold medalist Yannick Agnel has set a short course world record in the 400-meter freestyle at the French swimming championships.

The Frenchman finished in 3 minutes, 32.25 seconds at the nationals in Angers on Thursday, beating German swimmer Paul Biedermann's previous mark of 3:32.77, which was set in 2009 with a high-tech bodysuit.

"It's super. I've beaten a record set in a bodysuit," Agnel said. "It shows there are still many good things to be ...

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