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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 

 

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)

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 

 

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)

simona@romania-insider.com

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