Alin Firfirică on Wendesday won the discus throw event at the International
Championships in Zenica, Bosnia Herzegovina, with a throw of 60.50 meters. This
was the last competition of the season for Firfirică, who has already secured
qualification to the Tokyo Olympics of 2021. He will be taking a few days off before
resuming training in mid-October to prepare the 2021 season.
Ciuc ice-hockey team lost on Wednesday 3-6 to DEAC Debrecen of Hungary in a
match counting towards the Erste League. Tihamer Becze, Csanad Fodor and Botond
Istvan Flinta scored the goals for the Romanian club. DEAC Debrecen is thus the
new leader in the league tables, with 10 points in 5 games. Corona Braşov is
runner-up with 8 points in 3 games.
women's handball club CSM Bucharest will not be able to field their top player,
Cristina Neagu, in Saturday's Champions League match against Vipers
Kristiansand of Norway. Neagu tested positive for COVID-19 last week. CSM
subsequently announced the club has since tested all its players twice, and the
results came out negative every time. We recall CSM Bucharest has won both
group fixtures so far in this year's edition of Champions League.
Under-21 football team is playing Ukraine away from home on Friday in the 2021
European Championship preliminaries. Romania is ranked 2nd in Group
8, with three games left to play. The winners of the nine preliminary groups
and the 5 best-placed teams in runner-up position will qualify to the European
Championship to be co-hosted by Hungary and Slovenia next year.