Former runner Gabriela Szabo is not just an Olympic gold medalist but also a 3-time World Champion. The Romanian-Hungarian sportsperson also has 4 World Indoor Championship gold medals in her kitty. She made headlines after she collided with Ghanaian long-jumper Kofi Amoah Prah in Stuttgart, while she was leaving the track.
Iolanda Balas was a Romanian athlete who specialized in high jump. She is best known for winning a gold medal at the 1960 and 1964 Olympic Games; she was the first woman from Romania to win an Olympic gold. A two-time European champion and former world record holder, Balas is counted among the greatest high jumpers of the 20th century.
Romanian rugby union player Cătălin Fercu plays at the fullback and wing positions. He has remained part of the Romania national rugby union team since 2005 and has so far scored 33 tries for the team. At present he is the top try scorer of the Romanian team. Since October 2014, he has also been a player for the Saracens.
Fița Lovin is a Romanian former athlete who specialized in middle-distance running. She is best known for winning the bronze medal in the women's 800 metres event at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Fița Lovin also won medals at the World Cross Country Championships, World Indoor Games, and European Athletics Indoor Championships.
Romanian rugby player Cătălin Nicolae, who plays as a wing, had stints with clubs such as CSA Steaua București and now represents Dinamo. He also played for Romania in the 2007 and 2011 Rugby World Cups. Although the sports star is in his 40s now, he continues to be an active player.
Romanian high jumper Ştefan Vasilache has not just been a World Indoor Championship bronze medalist but has also secured the national championship title in 1996 and every year from 2000 to 2006. He also made it to the qualification round of the Olympics in 2004 but could not go past it.
Cătălin Costache is a Romanian sprint canoer best known for winning a silver medal at the 2011 World Championships in Szeged, Hungary. He also won a silver medal each at the 2012 and 2013 European Championships.