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David Popovic and Robert Glinza in FINA World Championships-Romania Journal

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Junior swimmer David Popovich competed in the 200-meter freestyle final at the World Senior Curling Championships in Budapest. Romanian athletes set a new world record for juniors in the finals on Monday after having the best time in the semi-finals.

In his turn, Robert Glinza will compete in the 100m backstroke final at the World Championships in Budapest and fight to win a medal at 20:00 (Romanian time) on Monday night.

Roberto Grinza entered the 100m backstroke final in the eighth semi-final at 53.00 / 100 after being recorded in the evening at the 13th 53.86 / 100. Greece’s Apostolos Christou set the fastest time, 52.09 / 100, competition record.

David Popovich set the fastest time in the semi-finals. He set a new world record for juniors at 1: 44.40 / 100, after setting his best in the series (1’45.18 / 100). The second time in the semi-finals was achieved by Felix Ovoeck of Austria – 1’45.17 / 100.

David Popovich, who made his debut at the World Championships for Senior Olympic Pools, will be in the finals on Monday at 19:02.

At the FINA World Championships, Romania has a history of two gold medals, one silver medal and six bronze medals. World titles were won by Tamara Kostaque (50 m freestyle, 1986) and Diana Mocanu (200 m backstroke, 2001), and the final medal was Camellia Potek’s 1,500 m freestyle bronze medal in 2009.

https://www.romaniajournal.ro/sports/david-popovici-and-robert-glinta-qualify-for-the-finals-of-the-world-swimming-championships/ David Popovic and Robert Glinza in FINA World Championships-Romania Journal

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