Male Gaze: A Trio of Triumphant French Swimmers

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Yesterday at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, France's freestyle relay team — Yannick Agnel, Florent Manaudou, and Fabien Gilot — showed how all swimmers should celebrate: with their torsos exposed, arms thrust into the air in perfect V-shapes, and what we can only imagine to be one long, bellowing roar (that they could have harmonized). Zoom in to further explore their shared moment of pure jubilation. And if you look carefully, Florent Manaudou even has a tiny black star tattooed on his right wrist.

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