Silver medal for Larisa Iordache on floor

Larisa Iordache

                 The Nanning Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ended today with the second day of event finals. Romania was represented by Larisa Iordache in the beam and floor finals, with a very good chance of medaling in both of them. After she had managed to put together three consistent …

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Larisa Iordache, World All-around silver medalist

Larisa Iordache, Simone Biles and Kyla Ross

              Larisa Iordache’s talent drew the attention of both gymnastics’ specialists and fans ever since her Junior years and Romania expected her to explode into the gymnastics world at the 2012 London Olympics, in her first senior year. Although Larisa has been one of the most successful gymnasts of …

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Romania, fourth in the women’s team final

Larisa Iordache

            After the Romanian team wrapped up a disappointing qualification round in seventh place, Larisa Iordache, Andreea Munteanu, Ștefania Stănilă, Ana Maria Ocolișan and Paula Tudorache went into the team final more determined to improve on this performance and ended up fighting for the bronze medal against Russia and Italy. …

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Ana Luiza Filiorianu, fourth at the Youth Olympics

Ana Luiza Filiorianu

          After an entire week dedicated to Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics took over the  Youth Olympic Games podium these past two days. For the first time in the short history of this competition, Romania was represented in the Rhythmic events as well, by a young gymnast with a lot of potential. At …

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Laura Jurca in the event finals of the Youth Olympic Games

Laura Jurca

                    This weekend’s event finals ended the Artistic Gymnastics week at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in China. Although Romania’s Laura Jurca was among the competition’s favorites and had made it to all the finals, she did not manage to wrap it all up with the medal …

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Laura Jurca, seventh at the Youth Olympic Games

Laura Jurca. Photo: Volker Minkus

                    Just a few years ago, the famous school of gymnastics in Deva presented a new generation of gymnasts with a lot of potential for the Rio Olympic Games. Among those gymnasts who openly declared their love for the uneven bars were Andreea Iridon, Adela Florea, …

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Gold for Romania’s Mixed Pair and Group at Worlds

Group Romania (Bianca Becze, Anca Surdu, Bianca Gorgovan, Andreea Bogati, Corina Constantin)

                  The last day of the 2014 Aerobic World Championship ended successfully for the Romanian team, which brings home two more gold medals, adding to the three medals they won yesterday (team silver, individual silver through Corina Constantin and gold from the trio). Romanian Aerobic gymnastics has given …

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The Romanian trio wins the World title

Andreea Bogati, Corina Constantin and Anca Surdu

                 The second part of the longest day at the Aerobic World Championships brought two more medals for the Romanian team. With the qualification and team final now over – team Romania won silver – the competition continued with three event finals, all of them with Romanians lined …

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Silver for Romania at the Aerobic Worlds

Group Romania. Photo: Volker Minkus

              The second day at the Cancun Aerobic World Championships was not easy for the Romanian team, which had the difficult task of catching up with the French and Chinese teams in the fight for the team gold medal. Although the Romanians had made it to all the event …

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Video: Romania in the first day of qualification at the Aerobic Worlds

Corina Constantin. Foto: Volker Minkus

           The Aerobic Gymnastics World Championship is now on in Cancun, Mexico, where the first day of qualification saw the Romanian team – current World and European champion – kick start their effort to defend their title. The Romanians came into this championship as favorites after having won the 2014 World …

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