Tag Archive: Dora Vulcan

Rio Test Event. The Romanian women’s team sees their Olympic chances fading away

Anamaria Ocolisan

A truly difficult day for Romanian Artistic Gymnastics, a position this team was not familiar with after so many successful years in the world’s elite but which is logical when considering the low number of healthy gymnasts Romania has had at its disposal in recent years. We could look at the format of this competition …

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Romania in second in the ROU-BEL-GER meet

Andreea Iridon

The German, Belgian and Romanian WAG teams, direct competitors for a ticket to the Olympics at the upcoming Rio Test Event, met today in Mouscron (Belgium) for one last friendly meet before they will be heading out to Brasil. Diana Bulimar, Cătălina Ponor, Denisa Stanciu, Silvia Zarzu, Andreea Iridon, Dora Vulcan and Maria Holbură competed …

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The road to Rio: comebacks, medals and the first names for the test event

Diana Bulimar

The first names for the Rio test event, where the last tickets for the Olympic Games will be at stake, were announced last week. Cătălina Ponor, Diana Bulimar, Laura Jurca, Anamaria Ocolișan, Dora Vulcan, Silvia Zarzu and Anda Butuc were nominated for the WAG team (with Larisa Iordache injured and out for the event). Romania …

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2014 Gymnix: Bronze on beam for Ștefania Orzu

Stefania Orzu and Lili Cosma

Photo: Daniela Zaria           After Andreea Munteanu won three medals at Gymnix International´s 2013 edition, another team of juniors from the Deva Olympic Center tried to repeat her success this year. This time, coaches Liliana Cosma (photo) and Florin Cotuțiu chose Ștefania Orzu (photo), Dora Vulcan, Maria Holbură and Adela Florea, gymnasts who will turn senior in …

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Results from the 2013 Romanian Junior Nationals

Paula Tudorache, Andreea Munteanu & Ioana Nicoară

 Photo © Dan Mareș The best Romanian junior gymnasts, aged 11 to 15, travelled to Onești for the last major internal competitions of the season, the Romanian Junior National Championship. This event gave us the chance to follow those gymnasts who will probably be part of the Romanian team for Rio as well as those …

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Photos: Romanian Nationals – Day 1

Dora Vulcan

  Photos from the Team and All-around finals at the 2013 Romanian Nationals.

Results from WAG Schools National Championships in Buzău

CSS1 Timisoara (©Dan Mareș)

Sport schools from 10 Romanian cities sent in their gymnasts to compete in Buzău for the past two days, at the 2013 Schools National Championship, the first national competition of the season. The most successful clubs were CSS1 Constanța, which came away with 28 medals (9 gold, 6 silver and 13 bronze medals), CSS Cetate …

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