Pacy Popovici puts 100m freestyle rivals on notice

Updated June 20 2024 - 11:05am, first published 10:59am
David Popovici was close to world-record pace in winning the 100m freestyle in Belgrade. (AP PHOTO)
David Popovici was close to world-record pace in winning the 100m freestyle in Belgrade. (AP PHOTO)

Romanian wunderkind David Popovici underlined his credentials for Olympic gold in the men's 100m freestyle by claiming the European title with a blistering swim that threatened Pan Zhanle's world record.

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