Clouvel swam 2:07.91, which was 4 seconds ahead of Leila Gyenesei (HUN) and 5 ahead of the Australian Chloe Esposito.
The winner of the fencing, Amelie Caze (FRA) posted a solid time to finish in 5th which is enough to keep her lead after 2 events. Clouvel’s strong swim moved her into second position, just 4 points ahead of Caze. The French women have opened up a significant gap of 136 points over 3rd and 4th who are Adrienn Toth (HUN) and Lena Schoneborn (GER).
The athletes now head over to the riding area for the show jumping.
Check out the full results here: http://www.pentathlon.org/component/uipm/results/pentathlon/918-uipm-world-cup-2/senior/women/final.