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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 Robert Glinţă wins bronze medal

Romanian swimmer Robert Glinţă won the bronze medal in the 50m backstroke event at the European Short Course Swimming Championships, which take place in Kazan, Russia.

Glinţă had a time of 22.74 seconds, a new national record.

Russian Kliment Kolesnikov won the gold with 22.47, and Italian Michele Lamberti silver with 22.65.

This is the third bronze medal for Glinţă at the European short course championships, after previous ones in the 100m backstroke event in 2017 in Copenhagen and in 2019 in Glasgow.

(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 

 

European Short Course Swimming Championships: Romanian Robert Glinţă wins bronze medal

Romanian swimmer Robert Glinţă won the bronze medal in the 50m backstroke event at the European Short Course Swimming Championships, which take place in Kazan, Russia.

Glinţă had a time of 22.74 seconds, a new national record.

Russian Kliment Kolesnikov won the gold with 22.47, and Italian Michele Lamberti silver with 22.65.

This is the third bronze medal for Glinţă at the European short course championships, after previous ones in the 100m backstroke event in 2017 in Copenhagen and in 2019 in Glasgow.

(Photo: Stefan Constantin/ Inquam Photos)

simona@romania-insider.com

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