European Short Course Swimming Championships: Romanian athletes win gold, silver medals
David Popovici won the gold medal in the men’s 200m freestyle event at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia.
Popovici logged a time of 1:42.12 min, a personal and national record.
In his turn, Robert Glinţă won the silver medal in the 100m backstroke event on Friday, November 5, with a time of 49.31 seconds.
It was his second medal at the event, after the bronze one in the 50m backstroke event.
At the same time, 16-year-old Vlad Stancu ranked 12th in the 800m freestyle preliminary, with a time of 7:48.10, a new national record in the 16, 17, 18 and 19+ category.
(Photo: Federatia Romana de Natatie si Pentatlon Modern FRNMP Facebook Page)