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Romania sport personalities

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Romania sport personalities

  1. 1. The woman is a former gymnast, who took first in the world a score of 10. In total, she has 5 Olympic gold medals and is Multiple World and European champion.<br />Being a legend in this sport, at Olympic Games in 1976, she achieved three gold medals, one silver and one bronze.<br />She is also the winner of two gold medals at the 1980 summer Olympics. She is one of the best-known gymnasts in the world and, along with Olga Korbut, is credited with popularizing the sport around the world<br />The woman is a former gymnast, who took first in the world a score of 10. In total, she has 5 Olympic gold medals and is Multiple World and European champion.<br />Being a legend in this sport, at Olympic Games in 1976, she achieved three gold medals, one silver and one bronze.<br /> In 2000 she received the National Order "Star of Romania" and in March 2002 was elected honorary president of the Romanian Olympic Committee.<br />Who is she?<br />
  2. 2. He is the best scorer in the history of Romania's national team with 35 goals scored.<br /><ul><li> He was born February 5, 1965 in Săcele and he is a Romanian former football player of Aromanian origin. He was famous for his passing, close control, long shots and was regarded as one of the best attacking midfielders in Europe during the 1980s and 1990s.
  3. 3. He was noted with a special technique, with a foresight of the game, with magnificent goals. He was a good leader and a good performer of the free kick. His presence always made the stadiums full of people.
  4. 4. Nicknamed "The Maradona of the Carpathians", he is considered a hero in our country, as well as in Turkey. He has won his country's "Player of the Year" award six times, and was recently named Romanian football player of the century.
  5. 5. He played for the Romanian national team in three World Cups in 1990, 1994 and 1998, as well as in three European Football Championships in 1984, 1996 and 2000. He won a total of 125 caps for Romania, being ranked second after DorinelMunteanu, and scored 35 goals, being ranked first.
  6. 6. When he retired in 2001, he remained one of the most beloved players in the Turkish and Romanian championships.</li></li></ul><li> He is a Romanian artistic gymnast. During his senior gymnastics career he has won an impressive number of 26 medals at Olympic games, World or European Championships among which eight gold medals at World Championships. Among all events he excelled in vault and floor on which he was a multiple world champion and Olympic medalists. His name will remain the history of gymnastics not only because of his world titles on floor (2001, 2002, 2006, 2009) and vault (2001, 2005, 2006, 2009), but also because of the extremely spectacular and difficult vault named after him: handspring double front somersault with half turn. He was also a successful all around gymnast, he won the 2004 All-Around European title and placed eight All-Around at the 2004 Olympic Games.<br /> Who is this sportsman?<br />At the Olympics in Athens (Greece), he helped the team win the bronze medal. He also won a silver medal on floor and a bronze medal on vault. He announced his retirement from competitive activity in 2005 but returned its decision, participating in the 2005 World Championships in Melbourne (Australia) where he won the gold medal on vault.<br /><ul><li>At the European Championships in 2004. he won four gold medals, becoming one of the main contenders in the Olympic medals in 2004, at the Summer Olympics in Athens (Greece).</li></li></ul><li>He is a former Romanian professional tennis player, one of the world's top players of the 1970s. The man was the World No. 1 in 1973 according to the Association of Tennis Professionals ranking system, which placed him first from August 23, 1973 to June 2, 1974.<br /><ul><li> He wrote several novels in French in the 1980s, then entered politics in the 1990s, and candidated in 1996 for the post of mayor of Bucharest. In 1994 was captain of Romania's Davis Cup team.</li></ul>He is one of the five players in the world to win more than 100 pro titles (57 singles and 51 doubles). He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1991. He won seven Grand Slam titles: two in singles, three in men's doubles, and two in mixed doubles. He also won four ATP World Tour Finals championships. In 2005, Tennis magazine ranked him as the 28th-best player of the preceding forty years.<br /><ul><li>By a presidential decree of December 1, 2008, he was referred to the grade of Major General (with 2 stars) retired in Ministry of Defense.
  7. 7. He retired from professional career in October 1985, at the age of 39 years.</li></ul> A famous tennis player<br />Quotations by him<br /><ul><li>"If you have confidence, you have patience. Confidence, that is everything."
  8. 8. "As long as I can get angry, then I play well. If I play well, I can beat anybody. I am happy because I am getting angry."
  9. 9. "My ambition is to do a good job. I never plan anything."
  10. 10. "I haven't reported my missing credit card to the police because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife.”</li>

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