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2019 Wimbledon Open women's singles champion Simona Halep, who was decorated on Tuesday by Romania's President Klaus Iohannis with the 'Star of Romania' in rank of Knight, said after the award ceremony that he she would like to play a tennis match with Iohannis. "I would like to play a match with Mr President, I have not done it yet, but why not?!
Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep was presented on Tuesday by President Klaus Iohannis with the National Order of the 'Star of Romania' in the rank of Knight, in a ceremony held at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace. "Before us stands a great champion, who has offered Romanians not only moments of joy, but also an invaluable example.
Romanian biker Vlad Dascalu won the Under 23 European Mountain Bike XCO Championship 2019, thus becoming the first European champion in the history of the Romanian cycling, a release sent to AGERPRES reads. "Vlad Dascalu (21 years of age) became the first Romanian in history who got a medal in a major cycling competition.
Swimmer David Popovici and gymnasts Silviana Sfiringu and Ioana Stanciulescu have won new medals for Romania in the 6th day of the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) 2019 in Baku.
President Klaus Iohannis signed on Friday the decree for the decoration of tennis player Simona Halep with the National Order "Romania's Star," in rank of Knight, with the decoration ceremony scheduled to take place on Tuesday at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace.
Romanian swimmer David Popovici won the silver medal on Thursday in the men's 50m freestyle event, while judoka Alexandra-Maria Pasca won the bronze in the girls' 52kg category at the 2019 Youth Summer Olympic Festival (FOTE) in Baku. Popovici, a 100m freestyle gold medallist, clocked in at 23.03, arriving after the Polish Mateusz Chowaniec, 22.91.
Romania's women's artistic gymnastics team made up of Irina Antonia Duta, Silviana Maria Sfiringu-Gheorghe and Ioana Andreea Stanciulescu, won the silver medal in the team competition at the Baku 2019 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival. Russia ranked first with 108.050 points, followed by Romania (106.800) and Great Britain (103.850).
Romania won three medals: one gold and two silver at the 2019 ECA Dragon Boat Nations and Clubs European Championships in Moscow that ended on Sunday, where competing were 900 rowers from Germany, Hungary, France, Romania, Moldova, Armenia and Russia. The competition was part of the international calendar of the European Canoe Association (ECA).
Romanian tennis players Patricia Tig, Jaqueline Cristian and Elena Gabriela Ruse will play on Sunday the women's singles final, the women's doubles final respectively, of the 250,000-USD BRD Bucharest Open tennis tournament at the BNR Arenas in Bucharest.
Bulgaria will have to close part of its national stadium for European Championship qualifiers against England and the Czech Republic because of fan racism.
UEFA issued the order, saying Bulgarian fans were racially abusive during a 2-1 loss to the Czech Republic and a 3-2 loss to Kosovo last month.
Bulgaria hosts England on Oct. 14 and the Czech Republic on Nov. 17.
Romanian tennis player Patricia Tig, the only Romanian left in the competition, has qualified on Saturday for the BRD Bucharest Open tournament singles' final, after she defeated German Laura Siegemund, 6th seeded, 6-3, 6-1. Tig won in 1 hour and 28 minutes and is the third Romania player to have reached the final of the competition hosted by the BNR Arenas.
Romanian tennis players Irina Begu and Patricia Tig will perform on Friday, on the Centre Court of the BNR Arenas, in the quarterfinals of the 250,000-USD BRD Bucharest Open tennis tournament, which takes place at the BNR Arenas in Bucharest. Irina Begu, WTA's 112th, will face off 6th seed of the tournament German Laura Siegemund in the second event of the day to be held on the Centre Court.
Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, WTA's 4th, presented the trophy won in the tournament of Wimbledon, the second Grand Slam of her career after Roland Garros, on Wednesday evening, within a ceremony organised on the National Arena of the Capital, which saw approximately 20,000 Bucharesters in attendance.
Romanian tennis ace and fresh Wimbledon champion Simona Halep said on Monday, upon her arrival at the 'Henri Coanda' Airport from London, that in her All England Club final with Serena Williams she played "the perfect match on the perfect day". "The final wasn't as easy as it looked like. Emotionally it was difficult, there was a big emotional charge, but I was clear in my tactics.