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Simona Fodor
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Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

2021 FINA World Swimming Championships: Romanian Robert Glinţă wins bronze in 100m backstroke event

Romanian swimmer Robert Glinţă won the bronze medal in the 100m backstroke event at the15th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), held in Abu Dhabi.

Glinţă ranked third with a time of 49.60 seconds.

Shaine Kasas (USA) won the race, with a time of 49.23, while Russian Kliment Kolesnikov ranked second with a time of 49.46.

Last month, Glinţă won the bronze medal in the 50m backstroke event at the European Short Course Swimming Championships. He also won the silver medal in the 100m backstroke event at the same championship.

(Photo: Stefan Constantin/ Inquam Photos)

simona@romania-insider.com

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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

2021 FINA World Swimming Championships: Romanian Robert Glinţă wins bronze in 100m backstroke event

Romanian swimmer Robert Glinţă won the bronze medal in the 100m backstroke event at the15th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), held in Abu Dhabi.

Glinţă ranked third with a time of 49.60 seconds.

Shaine Kasas (USA) won the race, with a time of 49.23, while Russian Kliment Kolesnikov ranked second with a time of 49.46.

Last month, Glinţă won the bronze medal in the 50m backstroke event at the European Short Course Swimming Championships. He also won the silver medal in the 100m backstroke event at the same championship.

(Photo: Stefan Constantin/ Inquam Photos)

simona@romania-insider.com

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