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.