He broke world records in the 100 and 200 meters and set the best time of the year for both junior and senior! Gazzetta dello Sport compared him to the famous Russian sprinter Alexander Popov!
At 16, David Popovici is considered a real phenomenon.
He is the youngest representative of Romania at the Olympic Games. “Being the youngest is a huge pride, to know that I can represent my country at the Olympics. Although I am the youngest, every qualified athlete has worked just as hard to have the chance to compete for his country. I hope to be treated like them, “he told Digi 24.
Born in Bucharest, he started swimming at the age of 4, being sent by his parents to correct certain back problems. He fell in love with the pool and never came out of the water.
From the age of 10 he started to win competition after competition, and now he has 36 national records in 7 different events.
It was prepared by Bogdan Stroe, Bogdan Manea, Doina Potolea, and for several years it has been in the hands of Adrian Radulescu.
“He is a special child, very energetic, very healthy,” says Adrian Radulescu.
“Without my team, without my parents and without those who support me from Cosbuc high school, I would not have been able to get here,” says David Popovici.
Get to know the new kid on the block, pretty mature I would say. https://t.co/0G3mJKbKBF– Sidney Appelboom (@SidneyAppelboom) July 9, 2021
Killed it https://t.co/4x4zDicBxL– Loretta Race (@RettaRace) July 7, 2021
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