- News and Current Affairs
- Features and Reports
- Useful information
- Our Shows
- ON DEMAND
A roundup of the most important sporting events
Romanian athletes have grabbed two medals at the European Athletics Championships hosted by Istanbul. On Saturday, Claudia Bobocea grabbed silver in the 1,500-meter race, while on Sunday Gabriel Bitan scooped bronze in the long jump event. In the indoor event, Romania was represented by 14 athletes, four of whom secured qualification in the finals. Apart from Bobocea and Bitan, Alina Rotaru ranked 5th in the long jump event, while Daniela Stanciu finished the high jump event in the 7th position. Romania last won medals in European indoor competitions in 2015 in Prague, when Marian Oprea won silver in the triple jump event and Florentina Iușco also won bronze in the long jump event.
At the European Gymnastics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Romanian athlete Sabrina Voinea on Saturday won gold in the beam and floor events. In the beam final, Sabrina prevailed with a score of 13.766 points. The silver medal went to Ana Laschevska of Ukraine, while Leonie Malewski of Germany won bronze. In the floor final, Sabrina won with 13.600 points. According to Agerpres news agency, which quotes the Facebook page of the Romanian Gymnastics Federation, Sabrina was followed by Chiaki Hatakeda of Japan and Australia's Breanna Scott. This was the first international competition for Romanian athletes this season and the first appearance in seniors' competitions for Sabrina Voinea.
Romania's rugby team on Sunday lost 31-7 to Georgia in Tbilisi in the Rugby Europe Championship semi-final. Following this result, the Oaks will play Spain in the bronze final two weeks from now in Badajoz. Georgia will play Portugal in the big final.
We go out with news from football. This weekend saw matches counting towards the 29th round of the domestic football championship. On Friday, Universitatea Cluj won 2-0 against Farul Constanța. On Saturday, FCU Craiova won 1-0 against FC Botoșani, while FC Hermannstadt won 1-0 against Rapid Bucharest. On Sunday, FC Mioveni won 2-0 against Chindia Târgoviște. Universitatea Craiova won 1-0 against Petrolul Ploiești, while UTA Arad won 3-1 against FCSB at home. On Monday, FC Voluntari will play FC Argeș while Sepsi Sfântu Gheorghe will take on CFR Cluj. Farul tops the league tables with 61 points, followed by CFR Cluj with 59 points. (VP)
Copyright © . All rights reserved