Romanian swimmer Camelia Potec set a new European record at the 1,500m freestyle competition at the French Swimming Championships organized in Montpellier. The Romanian swimmer obtained a record time of 15 minutes and 52.37 seconds establishing a new record by a 0.47 seconds difference to the previous record.

According to the French publication L'Equipe, Olympic champion at 200 m freestyle, Camelia Potec finished the competition alone, at a significant distance to the others. Camelia Potesc is trained by French Philippe Lucas.