Tag Archive: Larisa Iordache

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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3 gold medals for Larisa Iordache at the Doha World Cup

Podium sol

Diana Bulimar, Larisa Iordache and Isabela Onishko              The Doha World Cup is quickly becoming the season start favourite for the Romanian senior team. For the second year in a row, the top WAG and MAG Romanian gymnasts were sent to compete at this event, with Larisa Iordache, Diana Bulimar (who is coming back from …

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Top 10 Romanian gymnastics moments of the year

Corina Constantin, Andreea Bogati & Anca Surdu

Corina Constantin, Andreea Bogati and Anca Surdu – Trio Final (European Championship, Arques) Romanian Aerobic gymnastics continues at the top of the World rankings. In 2013, the Romanian gymnasts won all major competitions of the season: the World Cup, European Championship and World Games, in different events. The women’s trio was always on the podium, …

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Larisa Iordache, Marius Berbecar and Corina Constantin, Romania’s Gymnasts of the Year

Marius Berbecar, Corina Constantin & Larisa Iordache

  Photos: Volker Minkus / Carmen Manda The Romanian Gymnastics Federation released the 2013 standings for the two gymnastics branches under its responsibility: Artistic and Aerobic (Rhythmic Gymnastics has  its own independent Federation and will announce its selection separately). In 2013, Romanian Artistic gymnastics gathered 1 World and 7 European medals while Aerobic brought in …

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Larisa Iordache wins the Glasgow World Cup

Elisabeth Price, Larisa Iordache &  Vanessa Ferrari

Elisabeth Price, Larisa Iordache and Vanessa Ferrari The second stage of the World Cup and the last elite competition of the year was held today in Glasgow with two Romanians taking the stage there – Larisa Iordache and Roxana Popa (who competes for Spain) – alongside USA’s Elisabeth Price (winner of the first stage), Italy’s …

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Silver for Larisa Iordache at the Stuttgart World Cup

Larisa Iordache, Elisabeth Price & Vanessa Ferrari

Photo: STB Facebook The year is not yet over and the 2014 season has already begun with the Stuttgart World Cup, the first of the four meets that make up the 2013-2014 FIG All-around World Cup Series (Stuttgart, Glasgow, Greensboro and Tokyo). After winning the last three competitions she attended (Massilia, Swiss Cup and the …

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Four out of six gold medals for Romania at Massilia

Elite Gym Massilia 2013

Larisa Iordache, Andreea Munteanu, Ana Maria Ocolișan and Ștefania Stănilă travelled to Marseille for the fourth edition of Elite Gym Massilia, which included a Team and All-around competition (Massilia Master) and the event finals (Top Massilia). Joining them there were teams from Russia, Great Britain, France, Canada, Belgium and Germany. All the Romanian girls performed …

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Romania brings home the 2013 Swiss Cup

Swiss Cup Zurich 2013

Romania’s top two gymnasts at the moment, Larisa Iordache and Andrei Muntean, continued their Swiss competitions week by taking part in the 2013 Swiss Cup, held in Zurich. This event has an unique format, bringing together pairs of gymnasts from the same country who compete on three events each. It includes two preliminary rounds, where …

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Larisa and Andrei on the podium of the Arthur Gander Memorial

Larisa Iordache

Photo: Volker Minkus Together with the upcoming Swiss Cup, the Arthur Gander Memorial is one of the most important gymnastics competitions held in Switzerland, alternating each year between the cities of Chiasso and Morges. The Romanians have been very successful in the past editions of this one day event both in the women’s and the …

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