Romanian wrestler Alina Vuc this
past Wednesday walked away with the silver medal she won at the World Wrestling
Championships held in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. In the 50-kilogram category, Vuc
sustained a defeat by many-time European champion, Azeri wrestler Maria
Stadnik, also a former world champion and two-time vice-Olympic champion. In
the competition's preliminaries, Alina Vuc overpowered German challenger Elen
Riesterer, while in the round of 16 Alina defeated Taiwan's Meng Hsuan Hsieh.
In the quarterfinals, Alina Vuc won the match against Ukrainian opponent Oksana
Livaci, who walked away with the title and the bronze medal at the 2018 edition
of the World Championships. In the semifinals, Vuc defeated Kazakh challenger
Valentina Brik. It is the second silver medal won in a world championship by
Alina Vuc, who also secured her ticket for the 2020 edition of the Olympic
Games in Japan. We recall Alina Vuc won her first silver medal in Paris in
It's news from men's handball now,
as in a fixture counting towards Champions league's group D, Dinamo Bucharest
grabbed a 28-25 home win against Sweden's IFK Kristianstad. For Dinamo, it was
the first win, after an away draw against Swiss team Kadetten Schaffhausen.
Dinamo's top scorer was Mihai Alexandru Asoltanei. Dinamo's Iranian keeper
Saeid Heidarirad also had an excellent run during the match against Kadetten. The team from Bucharest will next take on
Danish team Gudme on September 25, also on home court.
We go out with news from volleyball.
Romania's men's volleyball team secured a 3-1 win against Portugal, in its last
fixture counting towards Group A of the European Volleyball Championship 2019.
It was a win for the record, since Romania failed to go through to the competition's
round of 16. Previously, Romania sustained a nil-3 defeat by France and
Bulgaria, and a 1-3 defeat by Italy and Greece. Romania stood on a par with Greece
and Portugal in terms of wins, ranking points and set-average, yet the national
team failed to qualify to the round of 16 because of a fewer number of points,