Romanian pugilist Lacramioara
Perijoc on Saturday became gold medalist in the 54 kilogram category of the
European Women Boxing Championship held in Madrid, Spain. The Romanian defeated
Karina Tazabekova of Russia in the finals.
Romania's delegation attending this
competition included seven athletes and during the last year's edition of this
contest held in Sofia, Bulgaria, Romanian boxer Steluta Duta reaped bronze for
Romania in the 48 kilogram category.
The World Rowing Championship ended
on Sunday in Linz Austria. Romania ended the competition with two silver medals
won by Nicoleta-Ancuta Bodnar and Simona Geanina Radis in women's double scull
race and by the men's four made up of Mihaita Vasile Tiganescu, Mugurel Vasile
Semciuc, Stefan Constantin Berariu and Cosmin Pascari.
Seven Romanian teams have also qualified
for Tokyo Olympics next year. They are the women's light-weight double scull,
the women's and men's quadruples, the men's and women's double sculls, as well
as the women's and men's pair oars.
The Romanian women's volleyball
selection was defeated by the Serbian representative 3-0 in the eight finals of
the European Championship held in Ankara, Turkey. The en titre champions,
Serbia, secured the victory in one hour and eleven minutes. Three players in
Serbia's lineup, namely Maja Aleksic, Bianka Busa and Silvija Popovic, are also
playing for Romania's champions CSM Volei Alba Blaj.
Last weekend saw the games of the eighth
leg of Romania's first football league. On Friday, FC Botosani ended in a
two-all draw their home match against Academica Clinceni, while Universitatea
Craiova secured a 2-1 away win against FC Voluntari. On Sunday in Medias, local
side Gaz Metan obtained a 3-2 win against Poli Iasi.
Astra Giurgiu clinched a home win
against CFR Cluj with the same scoreline. On Sunday, Targu Mures, FC
Hermannstadt defeated Chindia Targoviste 2-1 while FCSB secured a 2-1 against
Viitorul Constanta. Gaz Metan ranks first in the standings with 18 points
followed by CFR with 17.
(translated by bill)