Tag Archive: Catalina Ponor

2012 London Olympics Photos

Catalina Ponor, Beam final, 2012 Olympics

Photos from the 2012 London Olympic Games. Copyright: Carmen Manda  

2012 ROU/ITA/GER/FRA meet photos

Dana Andrei & Raluca Haidu – 2012 ROU/ITA/GER/FRA meet, Bucharest

Photos from the 2012 ROU/ITA/GER/FRA meet in Bucharest, Romania. Copyright: Carmen Manda

Veniți să susțineti gimnastica!

Afiș Patrulater București 2012

Sâmbătă, 7 iulie 2012, ora 16:30, la Sala Polivalentă din Bucureşti, Federaţia Română de Gimnastică împreună cu fanii acestui sport vă invită la un eveniment unic în România: Patrulaterul de gimnastică artistică feminină România-Germania-Italia-Franţa. Alături de aceste echipe vor evolua gimnaste de top din Europa: Gaelle Mys din Belgia, Giulia Steingruber din Elveţia, Vasiliki Millousi …

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2012 Brussels European Championships photos

Diana Bulimar and Mariana Bitang - 2012 Euros

Photos from the 2012 Brussels Junior and Senior European Championships. Copyright: Carmen Manda

Results and videos ROU – GER – GBR meet


Romania competed today against Germany and Great Britain in Ulm, their last competition before the European Championships. Here are the results of the competition, links to videos will also be added in here once available. Team: 1) ROM 174.25 2) GER 162.75 3) GBR 160.45 Award ceremony here.   All Around: 1) Iordache – 59.75 …

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Dana Andrei: I want to make the team with all my heart.

Fabrica de Medalii, Dana Andrei

Here is the March 17 episode of The Medal Factory featuring interviews with Diana Chelaru, Diana Bulimar, Amelia Racea, Raluca Haidu, Catalina Ponor, Mariana Bitang, Dragos Barzu, Gabi Dragoi, Dana Andrei and Larisa Iordache. Andreea Raducan: Diana, you´ve just come back from the American Cup but you are down with the flu now. Are you …

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Catalina Ponor: When you feel you cannot do it anymore, you have to push yourself even harder!

Catalina Ponor and Andreea Raduca, The Medal Factory

For this episode of The Medal Factory, Andreea Raducan interviews Catalina Ponor, Larisa Iordache, Raluca Haidu, Georgeta Manolache and Mariana Bitang. Andreea Raducan: How are the girls doing in Geography? Georgeta Manolache: They are doing pretty well. What we try to do is teach them general things as they belong to different years and what …

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Catalina Ponor: Who said I would retire after the Olympics?


Catalina Ponor, the 2004 Athens Olympic Champion, gives us a lesson of will and strength in everything she does. At an age when many gymnasts are giving up the sport, Catalina, 24, decided to come out of retirement and reconfirm her position in elite gymnastics. After a 4 year break, a coaching experience in the …

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2011 Romanian Gymnastics Gala

2011 Romanian Gymnastics Gala

2011 is over and everyone is looking forward to more and better gymnastics in 2012. Brussels and London are almost around the corner and our only wishes are to see our guys up there on the podium and listen to the Romanian anthem as many times as possible. But until then GymnasticsNoCeiling, GymFever, TARE magazine, …

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Catalina Ponor: I´m a very strong person and I am able to get through any problem.

Catalina Ponor, floor, 2012 Olympics

I didn’t want to regret not trying, so I said I would try first and see what would happen. Nadia supports me emotionally; any support from her is welcome. My dream is to play the piano, I like it.   You bravely decided to come back this year after a pretty long break, a tough …

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