Laure Manaudou French Olympic Swimmer's Photo Scandal

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Laure Manaudou, 21, has been called the French Mermaid. The Olympic swimmer currently holds the world record for the 400 M freestyle. She won the gold medal at the 2004 Athens Games and became France's first even gold medal winner in women's swimming. She also took home a silver and bronze.

The Olympian had a photo scandal after her ex boyfriend reportedly posted 20 photos and a video on the internet. These events occurred in December 2007, hours after she split with Italian swimmer Luca Marin.

Manaudou will compete in four events at Beijing: 400M freestyle, 100M and 200M backstroke and 4 x 100M Medley.

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