In the third game of the finals of the Romanian ice hockey championship,
Corona Braşov on Monday clinched a 6-5 win away in their game against Sport
Club Miercurea Ciuc. The hosts got the upper hand 3-0 20 minutes into the game,
but Corona managed an excellent comeback in the second round, which they
eventually sealed 5-1. The third round ended in one-all draw after Canadian
Cody Fowlie had scored the victory goal for Corona, 25 seconds from time. Miercurea
Ciuc has a 2-1 advance on aggregate though. The fourth game is due in Miercurea
Ciuc on Tuesday and the finals is held under the best-of-five playoff series. Also
worth noting is the bronze medalist CSM Galaţi, which secured a 6-3 away win
against ACSH Gheorgheni. Galaţi also won the place on aggregate 3-0.
Romanian tennis player Raluca
Olaru and her team mate Nadia Kicenok have been eliminated from the WTA 1000 tournament
in Madrid after they lost to Petra Martic of Croatia and Shelby Rogers of the
USA 6-1, 6-4. For their participation in the aforementioned tournament, the two
champions in Saint Petersburg this year, Olaru and Kicenok, are going to
receive checks of 13,810 euros and 120 WTA points.
Last weekend saw the
matches of the fifth leg of the Romanian football championship. On Friday in
Medias, local side Gaz Metan ended in a one-all draw their game against FC
Argeș. On Saturday, Chindia Târgoviște secured a 1-0 away victory against UTA. On
Sunday, Poli Iași obtained a 2-1 away victory against Astra Giurgiu while Hermannstadt
had a 1-0 win against FC Voluntari. Dinamo București outperformed Viitorul
Constanța 2-1 on the latter's home turf. Poli Iași with 17 points and Hermannstadt
with 19 are presently occupying the 10th and 9th positions facing demotion to
the second league. Dinamo Bucharest with 21 and Viitorul with 22 points are
ranking 8th and 7th respectively and will be going into the playoffs in an
attempt to keep their positions in the first football league.
On Saturday, FC Botosani obtained a 2-1 home win against Sepsi Sfantu
Gheorghe, while on Sunday, Academica Clinceni outperformed Universitatea Craiova
1-0. The match pitching FCSB against CFR Cluj in Giurgiu, southern Romania, on
Monday ended in a one-all draw. CFR ranks first in the table with 42 points
followed by FCSB with 40 and Craiova with 37.