13 December 1981 |
Dijon, Côte-d'Or, France
|Height||1.92 m (6 ft 3 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||87 kg (192 lb)|
|Club||Mulhouse Olympic Natation|
Julien Nicolardot (born December 13, 1981 in Dijon, Côte-d'Or) is a French swimmer, who specialized in breaststroke events. He is a member of Mulhouse Olympic Natation in Mulhouse, and is coached and trained by Lionel Horter.
Nicolardot qualified for the men's 200 m breaststroke at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, by clearing a FINA A-standard entry time of 2:13.36 from the Olympic trials in Dunkirk. He challenged seven other swimmers on the fourth heat, including Austrian duo Hunor Mate and semifinalist Maxim Podoprigora. Nicolardot raced to fifth place by 0.32 of a second behind Kazakhstan's Yevgeniy Ryzhkov, lowering his entry time to 2:12.44. Nicolardot failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed twenty-eighth out of 53 swimmers in the preliminary heats.
- "France Olympique Profile – Julien Nicolardot" (in French). French Olympic Committee. Retrieved 19 February 2013.
- "Julien Nicolardot Biography and Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
- "French Olympic Trials: Malia Metella Breaks National Record in 100 Free; Alain Bernard Leads Strong French Sprint Corps". Swimming World Magazine. 24 April 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2013.
- "Men's 200m Breaststroke Heat 4". Beijing 2008. NBC Olympics. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
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