Romania's handball side
Dinamo Bucharest has ended the National League tour with a series of wins. The
latest in this series was in Sfantu Gheorghe in a traditional derby against
their archrivals Steaua Bucharest, whom they defeated 30-27. Dinamo's
top-scorer was Dragos Hantaru who scored 7 times.
Andrei Mihalcea, scored 10
times for Steaua. In another top game, Potaissa Turda has secured a 24-18 win
against Minaur Baia Mare but the leg's surprise came from CSM Bacau, which
obtained a 29-28 win against CSM Bucharest. Dinamo tops the table with 45
points followed by Potaissa with 39.
Gymnast Ana Maria Bărbosu has been designated Athlete
of the Year in Vrancea county, southern Romania, as this remarkable athlete has
obtained no less than 13 gold medals and one silver in top junior competitions.
She walked away with 6 gold medals from the European Gymnastics Championships
held in Turkey last week.
Eduard Novak, the country's new Minister of Youth and
Sports said in an interview to AGERPRES news agency on Wednesday that he has no
intention to give up competitions, during his mandate. His intention is to
participate in the Paralimpic Games in Tokyo and win a medal in cycling
Novak graduated from the Law Faculty in Bucharest and
initially took up speed skating. He lost his right foot in an accident in 1996
and shifted to cycling, where he turned professional. Novak, 44, won the gold
medal in the Paralimpic Games of 2012. More recently, in 2019, he became bronze
medalist in the World Para-cycling Championship held in the Dutch city of
Emmen. In February 2020, Novak walked away with another three medals, one
silver and two bronze, from the Para-Cycling Track World Championships hosted
by Milton, in Canada.