Alexander Popov’s Epic Gold at Barcelona 2003 | FINA World Championships


Let’s take a look back to one of the most exciting swimming finals from the 2003 edition of the FINA World Championships in Barcelona. Must be watched until the very end! In a tough sprint between Pieter Van Den Hoogenband and Ian Thorpe, King of speed Alexander Popov from Russia managed to touch the wall first in a time of 48.44 winning the Gold Medal in the 100M FREE Final.

About Author

Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: