In a BBC interview, Popovici called himself a “Skinny Legend” and said that he was inspired by Adam Peaty to become the first man under 46 in the 100 free.
David Popovici stabilisce il nuovo Record del Mondo nei 100 metri stile libero maschili con il tempo mostruoso di 46.86 agli Europei
Italian Nicolo Martinenghi is the big favorite to claim gold on home soil tonight in the men’s 100 breaststroke at the European Championships in Rome.
Popovici is now the fourth-fastest performer of all time, the second-fastest performer in a textile suit, and just 0.07 seconds off the world record.
DAVID POPOVICI entra nella storia! Con il tempo di 46.98 è il quarto uomo ad infrangere la barriera dei 47″ nei 100 stile libero
Double world champion David Popovici wasted no time breaking records at Euros on Friday as the 17-year-old Romanian lowered the meet record to 47.20.
Popovici delivered a 47.13 swim in the men’s 100 freestyle semi-final to lower his own world junior record in the event.
Ben Proud durante il match 3 dei play off della ISL ha stabilito il nuovo record britannico nei 50 stile libero maschili, con 20.64.
El ruso Kliment Kolesnikov ha conseguido un nuevo récord de Europa en 100 libre con 47.11, rebajando los 47.12 que tenía de Alain Bernard desde 2009.
Kolesnikov’s time of 47.11 erases the previous European Record of 47.12, set by Alain Bernard in 2009, and qualifies him first into the men’s 100 free final.
Michael Phelps will appear in the documentary centered around the relay that helped keep his bid for the most Olympic gold medals in one year alive.
Incredibly, Italian star Alessandro Miressi broke the Italian Record in the men’s LCM 100 freestyle for the 3rd time at these European Championships tonight.
Jason Lezak e Fredrick Bousquet, ospiti del podcast Inside with Brett Hawke raccontato la loro versione della storia 4×100 stile del 2008
Bousquet talks about how the French coaching staff changed the order at the last minute, while Lezak discusses what plagued the U.S. in the years leading up.
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