The Bulldogs¹ Sebastien Rouault, representing France, placed eighth on Wednesday in the men¹s 800-meter freestyle. The rising sophomore had a time of 8:03.52 in the event, which was won by Australian Grant Hackett in a world-record time of 7:38.65
Swimming for France, Alexandra Putra had a time of 30.28 in the women¹s 50-meter backstroke, but the incoming Georgia freshman failed to qualify for the finals.
Joshua Laban of the Virgin Islands had a time of 53.03 in the men¹s 100-meter freestyle, but the recent graduate also failed to qualify for the finals.
Georgia coach Jack Bauerle is serving as the head coach for the U.S. women¹s team.