Romanian athlete Gabriel Burtănete came fourth in the vault finals of the World Gymnastics Championships held in Liverpool. The Romanian lost the podium by a margin of two tenths but in the all round finals he qualified for he ranked only 23rd. The only Romanian female athlete to qualify for the individual all round, Ana Maria Barbosu, ranked 20th.
The Romanian women's handball side lost their first game in the European Championships 28-29 to the Netherlands in Skopje, on Saturday. France had secured a 24-14 win against North Macedonia in the same group C. Two games are due on Monday when North Macedonia takes on the Netherlands while Romania will be up against France. The first three sides in the group will qualify for the competition's next stage.
Romania's rugby selection secured a 30-23 win in a test-match against Chile in Bucharest on Saturday. Atila Septar, Marius Simionescu and Kamil Sobota scored tries for the Romanian side. Two were converted by Tudor Boldor and one by Vladut Popa. Boldor and Popa also converted three penalty shots. The match on Saturday was the first for the Romanian side in their autumn training campaign, which also includes home games against Uruguay on Sunday, November 13th, and Samoa six days later.
Last weekend saw the matches counting towards the 17th leg of Romania's Football Superleague. On Friday FC Voluntari secured a one-nil win against Botosani while Farul Constanta on their own turf outperformed FC Mioveni 2-1. On Saturday, Sepsi Sfantu Gheorghe trounced FC Arges on the latter's own turf, 5-0. Petrolul obtained a 2-1 home win against UTA Arad and Universitatea Craiova clinched a 1-0 home win against Universitatea Cluj. On Sunday in Medias, Chindia Târgovişte obtained 1-0 win against Hermannstadt, while on the National Arena in Bucharest, FCSB managed a 3-1 win against Rapid. Farul ranks first in the standings with 40 points followed by Rapid Bucharest.