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Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said Monday morning, during a visit at the site of the Steaua Stadium, that in 2014 Romania pledged to complete four stadiums to serve as venues for the EURO 2020 matches to be played in Bucharest, but that he now finds that "almost nothing" has been done in four years.
The Romanian athlete Cristina Simion with the CSA Steaua, has won on Saturday the gold medal at the World Mountain Running Championships of the Villa La Angostura (Argentina), according to the Romanian Athletics Federation (FRA) website. Cristina Simion finished first the 41.05 kilometers in 3h 49min 57sec, thus outrunning the French athletes Adeline Roche and Blandine L'Hirondel.
Romania won five medals, one gold, two silver and two bronze, on Saturday at the 63rd edition of the Balkan Cross Country Championships in Berane, Montenegro, according to the website of the Romanian Athletics Federation. The only gold medal went to the junior women's team, made up of Madalina Sarbu, Angela Olenici, Helen Pacurariu Nagy, and Georgiana Simion.
Romanian female athlete Andreea Beatrice Ana won the bronze medal on Thursday in the women's 55 kg category at the World Under-23 Senior Wrestling Championships in Budapest. She defeated Kristina Zoriana Demko in the bronze medal match.
President of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) Mihai Covaliu said on Wednesday that former world number one tennis player Simona Halep will be recommended to be Romania's flag bearer at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, with the final decision to be made by COSR Executive Committee. "Simona Halep is said to be one of Romania's most iconic athletes.
Romanian s female weightlifter Maria Luana Grigoriu won on Tuesday the silver and bronze medals in the women's U-20 64 kilogram category at the ongoing at the European Junior&U-23 Weightlifting Championships in Bucharest. Grigoriu, only took 5th place in the snatch event (89 kilos), but rebounded spectacularly to clean and jerk 116 kilos and won the silver medal.
Romania has added the 5th medal to its tally at the 7th International Military Sports Council World Military Games in Wuhan, China, thanks to wrestler Suzana Seicariu and orienteer Ionut Zinca.
Romanian female weightlifter Madalina Bianca Molie on Monday won a gold and two silver medals in the women's U-23 64 kg class at the European Junior&U-23 Weightlifting Championships in Bucharest. The Batumi 2019 European Weightlifting Championships silver and bronze medallist won the gold for a 90 kg snatch, but ended second in the clean and jerk event with 111 kilos.
Judoka Andreea Chitu on Saturday afternoon won a new medal for Romania, namely the silver medal in the 57 kg category, in the World Military Championships taking place in Wuhan (China), informs a press release of CSA Steaua. "The Romanian delegation won a new medal in the World Military Championships taking place in Wuhan (China).
Ana Maria Popescu won the first medal for Romania in the 7th edition of the World Military Championships in Wuhan (China), namely a silver medal which she won in the individual epee event, informs the Website of the CSA Steaua club.
Romania defeated Northern Ireland 3-0 (0-0) on Monday evening at the Anghel Iordanescu Stadium in Voluntari, in a Group 8 qualifying match for the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship in 2021. Denmark are first, with 9 points (3 matches), followed by Finland, 7 points (4), Romania, 6 points (3), Ukraine, 3 points (3), Northern Ireland, 2 points (4), Malta, 1 point (3).
Romania has just won the title of a European champion in the European Cyber Security Challenge 2019 competition, which took place over October 9-11, at the Parliament Palace in Bucharest. The distinctions were granted to the Romanian team and the other countries at the Award Gala held on Friday evening at the National Military Centre in the Capital City.
Romania on Friday won the bronze medal World Minifootball Federation (WMF) World Cup 2019 in Perth, Australia, after defeating Hungary 3-1 in the penalty shoot-out of the match for the third place that ended in a 0-0 draw after 50 minutes of regular play and a 10 minutes' extra time.