Romanian cyclist Eduard Novak, the current Minister of Youth and Sports, won the Paralympic silver medal in the men's C4 4000 m individual pursuit on Friday, at the Izu Velodrome in Tokyo. Despite a better start, Novak was defeated in the gold-medal race by Slovakia's Jozef Metelka.
Team Romania to the Tokyo Paralympic Games (24 August - 5 September) will be made up of 7 athletes, who will compete in table tennis, judo, athletics, cycling and archery, their goal being to win three medals, the vice-president of the National Paralympic Committee, Ciprian Anton, told AGERPRES.
Minister of Youth and Sports Eduard Novak said on Friday, before the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games, that his message to Romania's Olympic athletes is that no matter how many medals they may win, the most important thing is that they represent Romania at the supreme sporting competition. "Dear athletes, the moment of truth has come.
Minister of Youth and Sports Eduard Novak told a press conference today that the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) must proceed to the evaluation of the financing provided to female tennis players in recent years in order to determine whether they owe money to the state or not, given their refusal to participate in the Tokyo Olympics.
The French Minister of Sports, Roxana Maracineanu, told a Monday's press conference that she hopes to bring good luck for the French footballers in the match versus Switzerland in the round of 16 at EURO 2020, taking into account that it takes place in Bucharest, the city where she was born.
Minister of Youth and Sports Eduard Novak declared, on Monday, at the ministry's headquarters, that he was impressed by the first match hosted by Romania at UEFA EURO 2020, Austria - North Macedonia (score 3-1), stating that he felt like in another country on the National Arena in the Capital.
Romania's first ever Paralympic champion Eduard Novak concluded the 2020 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Milton (Canada) with three medals, after having won a bronze medal in the Omnium - Cycle 4 event on Sunday.
Romania's only Paralympic champion Eduard Novak on Thursday won the bronze medal in the C4 1km time trial at the Para-cycling Track World Championships in Milton (Canada). Novak, a multiple world medalist who also chairs the Romanian Cycling Federation, landed a podium spot in this event for the first time in his career.
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.