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Top 10 Romanian gymnastics moments of the year

Larisa Iordache. Photo: Volker Minkus

1. Larisa Iordache – Floor Final (World Championship, Cancun) Two time European champion, two time World silver medalist, the most successful gymnast at this European Championship, winner of various stages of the World Cup, all of these accomplished this year. Nobody competes more than Larisa Iordache! And nobody makes the Romanian fans happier! 2. Corina …

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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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Euro 2014: Romania, Team European Champion


                 Injuries, health issues, a young team with two new seniors, all these will be forgotten for just one day as Romania defended today its European team title won in Brussels two years ago. Larisa Iordache, Diana Bulimar, Andreea Munteanu, Ștefania Stănilă and Silvia Zarzu dominated the Sofia competition from the very first rotation and …

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Video: The Romanian seniors in qualification

Larisa Iordache

               Here are the Romanian routines from the qualification competition, in the same order in which they competed on each event: Uneven Bars Beam Floor Vault      

Euro 2014: Seniors wrap up qualifications in second place

Larisa Iordache

              Action continues to build in Sofia, where the European Championships saw the seniors take over the podium today. For Romania, Larisa Iordache, Diana Bulimar, Andreea Munteanu, Ștefania Stănilă and Silvia Zarzu fought for a place in Sunday’s apparatus finals, the team final place being virtually guaranteed. The girls competed in the last subdivision of …

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How to follow the action at the 2014 Artistic Euros

The Romanian senior team

              The week all Artistic Gymnastics fans have been waiting for is finally here! The European Championships kick started today in Sofia with the junior podium training. This week, the girls – both junior and senior – are taking the stage in Bulgaria with the men following the week after. The Romanian teams are no …

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Romania wins the last official test before the European Championships

Team and All-around podiums

               In less than a month, the Romanian junior and senior teams will head to Bulgaria for the European Championships, where they will fight for the most coveted European medals, those of the team competition, awarded once every two years. In preparation for this Championship, the Romanian coaches sent two complete teams to face off …

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Andreea Munteanu wins the Jesolo beam final

Andreea Munteanu

         The Jesolo International Throphy continued today, for the first time ever, with apparatus finals for both seniors and juniors. The Romanian gymnasts took part in almost all of them but we would have liked to also watch Andreea Iridon on bars today – this was not possible after she missed bars …

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The Romanian junior team places second at Jesolo

Jesolo Junior podium

              In their preparation for May’s Artistic Gymnastics European Championships, Romania decided to send a team of junior gymnasts at the 2014 edition of the Jesolo Throphy (Italy) made up of Laura Jurca, Andreea Iridon, Andra Stoica, Anda Butuc, Ștefania Orzu and Asiana Peng. They were joined by three of the members of the senior national …

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Bronze for Andreea Munteanu at the World Cup


               Andreea Munteanu competed for the first time in her senior career at the World Cup, held this weekend in Cottbus, with only two months to go before the senior and junior Romanian teams take to Sofia for the European Championship (May 12-18). It’s the first competition of the year for Andreea, a talented gymnast …

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