Croatian swimmer Franko Grgic world junior champion in 800 metre freestyle

ZAGREB, August 23, 2019 – Croatia’s swimmer Frank Grgic, won the gold medal in the men’s 800 metre freestyle in the 7th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest on Thursday.

Thus, this 16-year-old swimmer, who hit 7:45.92 minutes, added another Croatian record to his resume. Grgic overtook the previous national record of 7:51.78 held by Marin Mogic.

Grgic, who lives in Split, “raced his way to gold in the men’s 800m freestyle in Budapest tonight, taking the World Junior Championships title in a new lifetime best of 7:45.92,” according to the information on the website of the championships.

Ilia Sibirtsev of Russia and Thomas Neill of Australia grabbed the silver and bronze, in this race.

(Source: Hina)

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