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Romanian Gymnastics - Athens 2004
Romania Men's Team Final Results
Floor
Pommel Horse
Rings
Vault
Parallel Bars
Horizontal Bar
Name
Marian Dragulescu
9.562
9.825
Ilie Popescu
9.687
9.650
Dan Potra
9.587
9.537
Razvan Selariu
9.475
9.725
9.525
8.912
Ioan Suciu
9.687
9.737
9.675
9.275
Marius Urzica
9.825
9.725
9.775
Romanian Gymnast Marius Urzica
Profile
Marius Daniel Urzica
Date of Birth: 30 Sep 1975 Toplita, Romania
Height: 1.63 m / 5'4"
Weight: 58 kg / 128 lbs
Occupation: Sport Teacher
Marital Status: Maried
Club: CS Dinamo, Bucharest Romania
Won 4 Olympic medals: Gold medal 2000, Sydney, Australia; Silver medal Atlanta, USA, Team Bronze metal Athens 2004; Silver medal in Men's Pommel Horse competition in Athens; won 3 World titles and 3 European titles. He scored a perfect 10.00 on the pommel horse  at the 2001 Glasgow Grand Prix. Couch: Josef Perenc (Head Coach) and Dan Grecu (Assistent Coach).
Ilie Daniel Popescu
Date of Birth: 1 June 1983
Height: 1.68 m / 5' 6"
Weight: 58 kg / 128
Occupation: Student
Marian Dragulescu
Date of Birth: 18 Dec 1980 Bucharest, Romania
Height: 1.62 m / 5'4"
Weight: 62 kg / 137 lbs
Occupation: Student (National Academy of Physical Education and Sport, Bucharest)
Marital Status: Single
Club: CS Dinamo, Bucharest, Romania
Top 8 results at Olympic Games and World Championships. World champion on floor (2001, 2002) and vault (2001), four titles at 2004 European Championship (team, all-around, vault and floor event). Team - bronze medal Athens Games, silver medal men's floor exercise - Athens Games 2004 and bronze medal men's vault - Athens.
Rank 8th in men's all-around (57,323) - Athens 2004.
Coach: Adrian Sandu (Head Coach) and Dan Greacu (Assistant Coach)
On the bronze medal: " I never expected to win three medals in the Athens Olympic Games."
Romanian Gymnastics - Marian Dragulescu
Ioan Silviu Suciu
Date of Birth: 24 Nov 1977 Sibiu, Romania
Height: 1.69 m / 5'7"
Weight: 68 kg / 150 lbs
Occupation: Student (National Academy of Physical Education and Sport, Bucharest)
Club: CS Dinamo, Bucharest, Romania
Top 8 results at Olympic Games and World Championships. Rank forth in the men's all-around in Athens Games. Coach: M. Apolozan and Dan Grecu.
Razvan Dorin Selariu
Date of Birth: 2 Nov 1983 Resita, Romania
Height: 1.73 m / 5'8"
Weight: 70 kg / 154 lbs
Occupation: Student
Club: CSS Resita
Top 8 results at Olympic Games and World Championships. Coach: Marian Colecel and Dan Grecu
Dan Nicolae Potra
Date of Birth: 28 Jul 1978 Timisoara, Romania
Height: 1.73 m / 5'8"
Weight: 67 kg / 148 lbs
Occupation: Sports Teacher
Club: CS Dinamo, Bucharest,Romania
Top 8 results at Olympic Games and World Championship. Coach: Ioan Boici and Adrian Sandu
Romania women's gymnastics team won an Olympic team gold medal and Romania men's team won bronze medal. Romania has earned a medal in the team competition in the past seven Summer games.
Marian Dragulescu - Silver medal Men's Floor Exercise
Marian Dragulescu - Bronze medal Men's Vault
Marius Urzica - Silver medal Men's Pommel Horse
Monica Rosu - Gold medal Women's Vault
Catalina Ponor - Gold medal Women's Floor Exercise
Catalina Ponor - Gold Medal Women's Balance Beam
Daniela Nicoleta Sofronie - Silver medal Women's Floor Exercise
Alexandra Giorgiana Eremia - Bronze medal Women's Balance Beam
Romania Women's Gymnastics Team Final Results
Name
Vault
Uneven Bars
Beam
Floor Exercise
Oana Ban
9.187
9.512
9.437
Alexandra Eremia
9.687
Catalina Ponor
9.412
9.762
9.750
Monica Rosu
9.625
9.387
Nicoleta Sofronie
9.400
9.562
9.562
Silvia Stroescu
Romania Gymnastics - Nicoleta Sofronie
Marital Status: Maried, one daughter Bianca Maria
Profile
Romania Gymnastics - Oana Ban
Date of Birth: 11 Jan 1986 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Height: 1.39 m / 4'7"
Weight: 36 kg / 79 lbs
Occupation: Student
Gold medal in the team competition at Olympic Games in Athens 2004, silver medal in the team competition at the 2003 World Championships, silver medal on balance beam at the 2002 World Championships (Debrecen, Hun), 4th on floor exercise (2002 World - Debrecen, Hun), 6th All-around in 2003 Anaheim, CA, USA, rank first on balance beam and third on floor exercise at the 2003 World Cup - Thessaloniki, GRE, rank second on the balance beam at the 2003 World Cup Stuttgard, GER. and Cottbus, GER
Coach: Maria Bitang and Sandu Lucian
Oana Ban
Romania Gymnastics - Alexandra Eremia
Alexandra Eremia
Date of Birth: 19 Feb 1987 Bucharest, Romania
Height: 1.49 m / 4'11"
Weight: 38 kg / 84 lbs
Occupation: Student
Gold medal in the team competition at Olympic Games in Athens 2004, bronze medal on balance beam in Atens Games, team silver medal at 2003 World Championships in Anaheim, CA, USA, silver medal on balance beam at the 2004 European Championships in Amsterdam.
Coach: Octavian Bellu (Head Coach), Lucian Sandu (Assistant Coach)
Choreographer: Maria Bitang
Romania Gymnastics - Catalina Ponor
Catalina Ponor
Date of Birth: 20 Aug 1987 Constanta, Romania
Height: 1.55 m / 5'1"
Weight: 45.8 kg / 101 lbs
Occupation: Student
Club: Farul Constanta
Gold medal in the team competition at Olympic Games in Athens 2004, gold medal - floor exercise in Athens Games (9.750), gold medal - balance beam in Athens Games (9.787),
3 gold medal at the 2004 European Championships (team, balance beam and floor exercise), 3 silver medals at the 2003 World Championships (team, balance beam, floor) in Anaheim, CA, USA.
Coach: Octavian Bellu (Head Coach), Lucian Sandu (Assistant Coach)
Choreographer: Maria Bitang
Romania Gymnastics - Monica Rosu
Monica Rosu
Date of Birth: 11 May 1987 Bacau, Romania
Height: 1.53 m / 5'0"
Weight: 44 kg / 97 lbs
Occupation: Student
Club: Sport Club Bacau
Gold medal in the team competition at Olympic Games in Athens, Gold medal women's vault at Olympic Games in Athens, team silver medal at the 2003 World Championships in Anaheim, CA, USA, gold medal vault at the 2004 European Championships in Amsterdam, Ned, bronze medal vault at the 2003 World Cup in Cottbus, Ger.
Coach: Octavian Bellu (Head Coach), Lucian Sandu (Assistant Coach)
Choreographer: Maria Bitang
On the gold team medal: "It's an amazing feeling. We haven't stopped crying".
On the gold medal vault: "I am thrilled to have won this medal. It was a childhood dream that has now become reality. I dreamt about winning this medal and I've achieved that today".
Daniela Nicoleta Sofronie
Date of Birth: 12 Feb 1988 Constanta, Romania
Height: 1.46 m / 4'9"
Weight: 37 kg / 82 lbs
Occupation: Student
Club: Sport School Club, Constanta
Gold medal in the team competition at Olympic Games in Athens, silver medal Women's floor exercise (9.562), 5th All-around at Olympic Games in Athens (37.948): vault 9.412, uneven bars 9.637, balance beam 9.362, floor exercise 9.537, 6th uneven bars 9.462
Coach: Octavian Bellu (Head Coach), Lucian Sandu (Assistant Coach)
Choreographer: Maria Bitang
On the Romanian Team: "We came here and hoped to win"
Nadia Comaneci and Bart Conner carring the Olympic Torch
Team - Bronze metal at Olympic Games in Athens.
Daniela Sofronie Vault