May 212013
 
Gheorghe Orban

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General Info

Name: Gheorghe Orban
Coach (retired)
Club: CNS Cetate Deva

National Teams Activity

  • Deva Junior National Team (2013)
  • Deva Junior National Team  (2003-2004 and 2007-2012) – head coach

Coached gymnasts

  • Andreea Acatrinei, Denisa Badalea, Alexandra Ghita, Aluissa Lacusteanu (CNS Cetate Deva)
  • Miriam Aribasoiu, Ioana Badea, Ana Maria Baicu, Maria Balea, Diana Bulimar, Anda Butuc, Bianca Ciobanu, Andreea Ciurusniuc, Diana Damian, Tatiana Geamparoiu, Georgiana Gheorghe, Raluca Haidu, Larisa Iordache, Ocatvia Man, Beaterice Margarit, Andreea Munteanu, Madalina Neagu, Ana Maria Ocolisan, Irina Paun, Cerasela Patrascu, Ana Porgras, Amelia Racea, Maria Rauta, Diana Rusu, Loredana Sabau, Malina Savoaia, Andreea Span, Stefania Stanila, Andra Stoica, Loredana Sucar, Diana Teodoru, Diana Trenca, Paula Tudorache, Claudia Voicu, Cristina Vrabie, Silvia Zarzu (National Teams)

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Apr 292013
 

After the recent National Schools Championships held in Buzau, a few talented gymnasts were called at Deva to be part of the new national junior team. Most of the gymnasts selected are Rio Olympic hopefuls and just a handful of them are younger gymnasts age eligible for 2020 Olympics.  Here they are:

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Miriam AribasoiuMiriam Aribasoiu, member of Deva junior team since 2011, comes from CNS Cetate Deva where she trained with Ulpia Barbu, Mirela Dicu, Alexandru Militaru, Lenuta Slabu, Sorin Tolteanu andl Gheorghe Cosma.
Team bronze medalist at last year’s Junior Euros, a talented, elegant and execution accurate gymnast, Miriam could not make the  Izvorani Olympic team this year because of some nagging medical issues. Being again part of Deva junior team she needs to compete at the highest level this year in order to be called at  Izvorani. She’ll be senior in 2014.

Miriam performing for Romania on bars
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Raluca BrutaruRaluca Brutaru is one of the 6 athletes selected from CSS 1 Constanta club. as her colleagues she prepared at Constanta under Mirela Szemerjai, Sorin Bechir, Madalina Harbu and choreographer Daniela Sofronie. Raluca is a strong, dynamic gymnast with acrobatic abilities. Constant training at national team standards could bring her the improvement she needs. She turns senior in 2015.

Raluca performing on floor
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Olivia CimpianOlivia Cimpian, one of the team babies, comes from  CNS Cetate Deva club whre she has had coaches as Adela Popa andIoan Coroiu, Cristinel Micu, Luciana Rusan, Lenuta Slabu and Gina Gogean but also Liliana Cosma and Gheorghe Orban. She began gymnastics at Arad and her first coaches were Carina Franiov and Ciprian Hegyi. She is one of the most valuable gymnasts of her generation, being a class above the field both execution and difficulty. She is very expressive and elegant. She’ll be eligible for senior competitions in 2017.

Olivia, extraordinary beautiful on floor
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Ioana ComanIoana Coman, from CSS 1 Constanta, is for the second time member Deva National team. At her first selection, Ioana was forced to return to Constanta following an injury that kept her away from training. She is now  back, more determined than ever, marking her comeback with 4 medals at the recent Schools Championships. Ioana is a gymnast with real potential for excelling on all apparatus. Intense training might guarantee her the consistency she needs. She turns senior in 2015.

Ioana performing on floor
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Ioana Teodora CrisanIoana Teodora Crisan, a 2001 born gymnast, began gymnastics at Cluj with coaches Dana Aron and Dan Florian and starting with level 3 she continued training at CNS Cetate Deva under coaches Adela Popa and Ioan Coroiu and later with Liliana Cosma and Gheorghe Orban. Ioana is a complete gymnast, a strong competitor on all 4 events. Her talent consists of a fortunate mixture of technical and artistic abilities. She will be senior in 2017

Teo, focused on beam
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Diana Rahela DamianDiana Damian, an old member of Deva junior team also, is affiliated to CSSG Focsani where she trained with Nicoleta Raducan and Florin Rosioru. She was initially selected for Onesti junior national team in 2010 and she moved to Deva team in 2011. She is powerful, dynamic, with special acrobatic abilities, her best events being beam and floor. She is age eligible as a first year senior for Rio Olympics.

Diana owning beam
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Adela Paula FloreaAdela Florea, multiple champion and medalist in her category, is student of coaches Ioan Coroiu and Adela Popa from CNS Cetate Deva. In 2013 she trained with Liliana Cosma and Gheorghe Orban. As difficulty level she is the most advanced gymnast of her age group, performing more complex elements than many of the older girls also. She is a very talented athlete, she easily masters new elements and she performers them confidently in competition. She is highly competitive on all events, needing just a bit more attention on execution details. She missed the latest competition because of some medical problems. She’s turning senior in 2016.

Adela rocking bars
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Carmen GhiciucCarmen Ghiciuc is part of the youngest generation of gymnasts selected for Deva national team. She trained at CNS Cetate Deva club with coaches Adela Pppa, Ioan Coroiu, Cristinel Micu, Luciana Rusan, Lenuta Slabu, Gina Gogean, Liliana Cosma and Gheorghe Orban. She is a tiny, graceful gymnast with pleasant executions. With a little bit more confidence she could earn the needed competition consistency. She becomes senior in 2017.

Carmen, in control of beam
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Maria Larisa HolburaMaria Holbura comes from CSS 1 Constanta where she prepared with the same coaches as her colleagues: Mirela Szemerjai, Sorin Bechir, Madalina Harbu and choreographer Daniela Sofronie. She is especially gifted for vault but she also has great acrobatic and artistic potential for beam and floor. Her technical baggage on uneven bars can be highlighted with a bit of polish execution wise. She is senior age eligible in 2016.

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Alexandra Maria MihaiAlexandra Maria Mihai, one of the hopefuls for the next quadrennium, is the product of CSS 2 Bucharest club where she has trained with cu Liliana Plisca, Binaca Abrudean and Ancuta Gheorghe Dan. She made herself remarked from her very first competitions, dominating year after year her age category; she is a complete, accurate gymnast, very energetic and determined.  She is especially agreeably on beam and floor and with a bit more attention she can shine on uneven bars too. She turns senior in 2017.

Alexa, an artist performance on floor

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Malina MileaMalina Milea, competing  CSS 1 Constanta is a longilin, powerful, consistent gymnast with good and promising routines on all apparatus. She’ll need to improve on execution quality. Born in 1999, turns senior in 2015.

Malina performing on floor

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Iuliana MileaIuliana Milea, Malina’s twin sister, has a richer repertoire of elements, being especially good on uneven bars where she performs a difficult and complex routine. With more attention on execution she can become very competitive all-around.

Iulia, ambitious routine on bars
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Stefania OrzuStefania Orzu comes from Onesti where she trained at CSM club with Ileana Hrisca and Eugen Grosu. She is dynamic, energetic and extremely expressive, having a very good communication with the audience, showing great pleasure in her performances. Uneven bars are her weakest point but hopefully she can improve on. She becomes senior in 2016.

Stefi, lovely and smiling on floor
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Laura TofanLaura Tofan of CSS 1 Constanta is a very talented athlete, with quality and progress potential on all 4 apparatus. She has really nice lines on uneven bars being capable of great performances on this event. On beam and floor she can improve both artistically and acrobatically. She needs to get over competition nerves and become more consistent. She turns senior in  2016.

Laura and a promising uneven bars routine

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Dora VulcanDora Vulcan, a native of Focsani competed in the past for CSSG Focsani and CSM Onesti clubs where she was prepared by her mother, coach Doinita Vulcan, and now she represents CSS 7 Dinamo Bucharest where she trained with Mariana Cimpeanu Silisteanu. She was part of the junior team training in Onesti from 2010 to 2011. She is a longilin, elegant gymnast with very enjoyable performances. She has yet to gain on the difficulty level as medical issues have slowed her down lately. She will be senior in 2015

Dora, elegant on floor

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Preparation of these 15 gymnasts is done by Liliana Cosma – head coach, Gheorghe Orban, Florin Cotutiu,  Ramona Micu and choreographer Corina Dorean, a highly experienced team from CNS Cetate Deva ,who will surely make wonders with these talented kids.

Feb 052013
 
Maria Balea

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General Info

Name: Maria Balea
Born 8 September 1996
Campeni, Alba
Club: CNS Cetate Deva
Club coaches: Cristinel Micu, Luciana Rusan Menciu, Lenuta Slabu
Deva Junior National Team member from 2009 to 2010
Deva Junior National Team coaches: Ramona Micu, Cristian Moldovan, Lacramioara Moldovan, Gheorghe Orban (coordinator), Adela Popa, choreographer Corina Dorean
Olympic Team member from 2010 to 2011
Izvorani Olympic Team coaches: Octavian Bellu (coordinator), Maria Bitang (coordinator), Raluca Bugner, Florin Cotutiu, Lucian Sandu, Marius Vintila, choreographer Mariana Ristea
In 2012 she continues training at Deva alongside Junior National Team.
Current status: retired (2012)

Competition Results

  • 2011: Trofeo Citta di Lugano – 3rd place AA; Gym Festival, Trnava – 3rd place AA, 2nd place UB, 3rd place FX; Friendly Meet Gbr-Rou, Lileshall – 1st place with team Romania; European Youth Olympic Festival, Trabzonsilver medal with team Romania, 8th place FX; Senior Nationals – 1st place with team CNS Cetate Deva, 8th place AA, 8th place VT and UB
  • 2010: Friendly Meet Fra-Gbr-Rou, Arques – 1st place with team Romania, 8th place AA,  Romanian Internationals, Bucharest – 10th place AA – outside of competition; Junior Team Nationals – 1st place AA (category I); Senior Nationals – 3rd place with team CSS Cetate Deva II, 5th place AA, 2nd place UB, 3rd place VT, 5th place BB (hopefuls division); Tournoi International, Schiltigheim – 5th place AA, 3rd place FX, 5th place UB, 7th place VT, 7th place BB
  • 2009: Championnat de France, Lievin – 12th place with team La Madeleine; DKMT Cup, Deva – 1st place with team CNS Cetate Deva, 1st place AA; Junior Team Nationals – 1st place with team CNS Cetate Deva, 5th place AA (category II); Senior Nationals – 2nd place AA, 3rd place VT, 4th place UB, BB and FX (hopefuls division); Junior Individual Nationals – 4th place AA, 2nd place BB and VT (category II); Coupe Avenir, Malmedy –1st place with team Romania, 7th place AA, 2nd place BB
  • 2008: School Nationals – 1st place with team CSS Cetate Deva, 5th place AA, 3rd place BB, 5th place VT (category III); DKMT Cup, Deva – 1st place with team CSS Cetate Deva, 1st place AA (11-13 years old juniors); Junior Team Nationals – 2nd place with team CNS – CSS Cetate Deva, 8th place AA (category III); Junior Individual Nationals – 4th place AA, 2nd place UB, 3rd place BB, 4th place BB (category III); Memorial Zifcakovcov, Detva – 8th place AA, 1st place FX
  • 2007: Junior Team Nationals – 33rd place AA (category III); Junior Individual Nationals – 13th place AA (category III); Alpen Adria Cup, Klagenfurt – 2nd place AA (9-10 years old juniors)
  • 2006: School Nationals – 5th place with team CSS Cetate Deva, 48th place AA (category IV); Little Gymnast Nationals – 6th place with team CSS Cetate Deva, 46th place AA (category IV)

Photo Gallery

  • 2011 Trofeo  Citta di Lugano (© Stefan Wurzer)
  • 2010 Tournoi International, Schiltigheim (© Florian Dal Gobbo)
Dec 062012
 

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General Info

Name: Larisa Andreea Iordache
Born 19 June 1996
Bucharest
Club: CS Dinamo Bucharest (since 2010)
CSS 7 Dinamo Bucharest (until 2010)
Club coaches: Mariana Campeanu-Silisteanu and volunteer assistant coaches Raluca Suciu Popescu and Valadimir Potop
Member of Onesti Junior National Team from 2007 to 2009
Onesti Junior National Team coaches: Cristian Moldovan, Lacramioara Moldovan, Aurica Nistor, Daniel Nistor (head coach), coach-choreographer Carmen (Bogasiu) Ruja
Member of Deva Junior National Team from 2009 to 2010
Deva Junior National Team coaches:  Ramona Micu, Cristian Moldovan, Lacramioara Moldovan, Gheorghe Orban (head coach), Adela Popa, Corina Doreanu (choreographer)
Member of  Olympic Team from 2010
Izvorani Olympic Team coaches (2010-2012): Octavian Bellu (head coach), Maria Bitang (head coach), Raluca Bugner, Liliana Cosma (2010), Florin Cotutiu, Lucian Sandu, Marius Vintila, choreographer Mariana Ristea, independent choreographer Adriana Pop
Izvorani Olympic Team coaches (since 2013): Octavian Bellu (head coach), Maria Bitang (head coach), Ioan Coroiu, Alexandru Militaru (2013), Cristian Moldovan, Lacramioara Moldovan, Adela Popa, Lucian Sandu

Competition Results

  • 2014: Challenge Cup, Doha (FIG World Challenge Cup, C III) – 1st place BB, VT and FX; Friendly Meet Fra-Bel-Rou, Avoine - 1st place with team Romania, 1st place AA; European Championships, Sofiagold medal with team Romania, gold medal floor, silver medal beam, bronze medal vault, 6th place UB; Senior Nationals - 1st place AA, 1st place VT, UB and FX, 2nd place BB; Friendly Meet Ger-Rou-Sui, Obbersiggenthal - 2nd place with team Romania, 1st place AA; World Championships, Nanning – 4th place with team Romania, silver medal all-around, silver medal floor, 5th place BB; Arthur Gander Memaorial, Chiasso – 2nd place; winner of the Chiasso City Cup (for the best FX);  Swiss cup, Zurich - 7th place with Marius Berbecar; World Cup, Stuttgart (FIG World Cup, CII) – 1st place AA; World Cup, Glasgow (FIG World Cup, CII) – 1st place AA
  • 2013: Challenge Cup, Doha (FIG World Challenge Cup, C III) – 1st place BB, 2nd place VT and FX, 6th place UB; European Championships, Moscowsilver medal all-around, gold medal balance beam, silver medals vault and floor exercise; Challenge Cup, Anadia (FIG World Challenge Cup, C III) – 1st place BB and FX; Senior Nationals – 2nd place with team Dinamo Bucuresti, 1st place AA, 1st place UB and BB, 2nd place FX; World Championships, Antwerp - 4th place all-around, bronze medal floor, 7th place balance beam; Arthur Gander Memorial, Morges – 1st place; Swiss cup, Zurich – 1st place with Andrei Muntean; Master Massilia Cup – 1st place with team Romania, 1st place AA, 1st place BB and FX, 2nd place VT; World Cup, Stuttgart (FIG World Cup, CII) – 2nd place AA; World Cup, Glasgow (FIG World Cup, CII) – 1st place AA
  • 2012: American Cup, New York (FIG World Cup, C II) – 3rd place AA; Challenge Cup, Doha (FIG Challenge Cup, C III) – 4th place UB; Friendly meet Fra-Rou, Cholet – 1st place with team Romania, 1st place AA (1st scores VT and FX); Friendly Meet Ger-Fra-Rou, Ulm – 1st place with team Romania, 1st place AA (1st scores VT, UB, BB); European Championships, Bruxellesgold medal with team Romania, gold medal floor, silver medal balance beam, withdrawn from UB final (qualified from 8th place – 9th score of qualifications); Friendly Meet Rou-Fra-Ger-Ita, Bucharest – 1st place with team Romania, 1st place AA (best scores BB and FX); Olympic Games, London bronze medal with team Romania, 9th place AA, 6th place BB
  • 2011: Championnat de France DN1, Toulouse – 1st place with team Alliance Dijon Gym (1st AA); Gym Festival, Trnava – 1st place AA, 1st place UB, BB and FX; Friendly Meet Gbr-Rou, Lilleshall – 1st place with team Romania, 1st place AA; European Youth Olympic Festival, Trabzon silver medal with team Romania, gold medals all-around, balance beam and floor, silver medals vault and uneven bars; Grand Prix, Catania – 2nd place UB
  • 2010: Gymnix Junior Cup, Montreal – 2nd place BB, 7th place UB; Friendly Meet Fra-Gbr-Rou, Arques – l1st place with team Romania, 1st place AA (juniors); Romanian Internationals, Bucharest – 6th place AA – outside of competition, best scores in FX and BB finales, 2nd score in VT final, 3rd score in UB final – outside of competition; Junior European Championships, Birminghamsilver medal with team Romania, bronze medal all-around, gold medal floor, silver medal balance beam, 4th place VT; Senior Nationals – 2nd place with team CS Dinamo, 1st place AA, VT, UB, BB, FX (hopefuls division); Tournoi International, Schiltigheim – 1st place AA, UB, BB, FX, 2nd place VT
  • 2009: Junior Team Nationals – 1st place AA (category II); Bosfor Cup, Istanbul – 1st place AA, VT, UB, BB, FX; Seniors Nationals – 1st place AA, VT, BB, FX, 2nd place UB (hopefuls division); Junior Individual Nationals – l2nd place AA, 1st place VT, UB, BB, 2nd place FX (category II); Coupe Avenir, Malmedy – 1st place with team Romania, 2nd place AA, 1st place VT, UB, FX; Top-Gym, Charleroi – 3rd place with team Slovenia – Romania, 1st place AA and BB, 7th place UB
  • 2008: Pre Olympic Youth Cup, Bergisch Gladbach – 1st place AA; Junior Team Nationals – 1st AA (category III); Junior Individual Nationals – 2nd place AA, 1st place BB, 2nd place VT, 4th place UB, 8th place FX (category III); Top Gym, Charleroi – 4th place AA, l1st place FX, 2nd place BB; Challenge International, Woluwe Saint Lambert – 4th place AA
  • 2007Junior Team Nationals – 3rd AA (category III); Coupe Avenir, Malmedy – 2nd place with team Romania, 2nd place AA; Tournoi du Blanc Mesnil – 6th place with team Romania, 2nd place AA, 1st place BB and FX; Junior Individual Nationals– 1st place AA, 1st place UB and BB, 2nd place FX, 3rd place VT(category III); Tournoi International Arques – 1st place BB
  • 2006School Nationals – 3rd place AA, 1st place VT and FX, 4th place UB, 7th place BB (category IV); Little Gymnast Nationals – 5th place with team CSS 7- CS Dinamo Bucharest, 3rd place AA, 1st place BB and FX (category IV); Junior Team Nationals – 45th AA (category III); Junior Individual Nationals – 16th place AA (category III); participation in Voronin Cup, Moscow
  • 2005: School Nationals – 4th place AA, 3rd place BB and FX, 4th place VT, 7th place UB (category IV); Little Gymnast Nationals – 2nd place with team CSS7 – CS Dinamo Bucharest, 3rd place AA, 2nd place BB, 3rd place UB and FX, 4th place VT (category IV)
  • 2004 : School Nationals – 7th place with team CSS 7 Dinamo Bucharest, 51st place AA (category IV); Little Gymnast Nationals– 83rd AA score (outside of competition)

Please also visit Larisa Iordache online  and Larisa Iordache – fan site !

Dec 062012
 
Amelia Racea

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General Info

Name: Elena Amelia Racea
Born 29 August 1994
Targu Jiu, Gorj
Club: CNS Cetate Deva
Club coaches: Ramona Micu, Florin Cotutiu
Deva Junior National Team member from 2007 to 2008
Deva Junior National Team coaches: Florin Cotutiu, Ramona Micu, Gheorghe Orban (head coach), Adela Popa, choreographer Corina Dorean
Olympic Team member from 2008 to 2012
Deva Olympic team coaches (2008-2010): Liliana Cosma, Florin Cotutiu, Nicolae Forminte (head coach), Lucian Sandu, Marius Vintila, choreographer Valer Puia
Izvorani Olympic team coaches (2010-2012): Octavian Bellu (head coach), Maria Bitang (head coach), Raluca Bugner, Liliana Cosma (2010), Florin Cotutiu, Lucian Sandu, Marius Vintila, choreographer Mariana Ristea, independent choreographer Adriana Pop
Current status: retired (2012)

Competition Results

  • 2012: Friendly Meet Fra-Rou, Cholet – 1st place with team Romania, 5th place AA; Friendly Meet Ger-Fra-Rou, Ulm - 1st place with team Romania
  • 2011: European Championships, Berlinbronze medal all-around, 7th place VT; Grand Prix, Glasgow (FIG World Cup A, II) – 1st place AA; Senior nationals – 1st place with team CNS Cetate Deva, 2nd place AA, 1st place UB, 3d place VT and BB, 4th place FX;  Friendly Meet Ger–Rou–Sui, Erzingen – 1st place with team Romania, 2nd place AA; Friendly Meet Gbr-Rou, Lileshall – 2nd place with team Romania; World Championships, Tokio – 4th place with team Romania, 5th place BB
  • 2010: Friendly Meet Gbr-Ger-Rou, Lileshall – 1st place with team Romania, 6th place AA; Friendly Meet Fra-Gbr-Rou, Arques – 1st place with team Romania, 7th place AA; Romanian Internationals, Bucharest – 3rd AA score (outside of competition), 1st place BB, 7th score UB final (outside of competition), 8th score FX final (outside of competition); European Championships, Birminghambronze medal with team Romania, gold medal balance beam, 5th place FX, 7th place VT; World Cup, Ghent (FIG World Cup A) – 7th place UB (3rd in qualifications); Senior Nationals –1st place with team CSS Cetate Deva, 3rd place AA, 1st place UB, 5th place BB and FX, 6th place VT; World Championships, Rotterdam – alternate (due to a last minute injury)
  • 2009: American Cup, Chicago – 5th place AA; Trofeo Citta di Jesolo – 1st place AA (juniors); Trofeo Citta di Lugano – 1st place AA; Romanian Internationals, Ploiesti – 1st place AA, 2nd place VT and FX; Friendly Meet Esp-Rou, Salt –1st place with team Romania, 2nd place AA, 3rd place VT;  European Youth Olympic Festival, Tamperesilver medal with team Romania, silver medal all-around, gold medals vault and balance beam, silver medals uneven bars and floor; Senior Nationals – 4th place AA, 1st place BB, 2nd place VT, UB and FX; Grand-Prix, Brindisi – 1st place UB
  • 2008: Trofeo Citta di Jesolo – 3rd place with team Romania, 11th place AA; Junior European Championships, Clermont Ferrand – 4th place with team Romania, 4th place AA, silver medal balance beam, bronze medal floor; Junior Team Nationals – 1st place with team CNS – CSS Cetate Deva, 1st AA score (category I); Senior Nationals – 2nd place with team CNS – CSS Cetate Deva I, 2nd place VT and BB (hopefuls division); Junior Individual Nationals – 2nd place AA, 1st place VT,UB and FX, 2nd place BB (category I); Massilia Gym Cup – 7th place AA , 5th FX, 6th BB
  • 2007: Zelena Jama Open, Ljubljana – l1st place with team CSS Cetate Deva, 5th place AA; Senior Nationals – 1st place with team CNS – CSS Cetate Deva, 5th place AA, 1st place FX, 2nd place VT and UB (hopefuls division); Junior Individual Nationals – 1st place AA, 1st place VT, BB and FX, 2nd place UB (category II); Massilia Gym Cup – 3rd place with team Romania, 4th place AA, 5th place VT, 9th place FX
  • 2006Junior Team Nationals – 1st place with team CNS Cetate Deva I, 2nd AA (category III); Senior Nationals – 2nd place with team CNS Cetate Deva II, 1st place AA,2nd place BB and FX, 3rd place UB, 5th place VT (hopefuls division)
  • 2005Junior Individual Nationals – 2nd place AA, 3rd place BB, 8th place UB and FX (category III)
  • 2004: School Nationals – 3rd place with team CSS Cetate Deva,3rd place AA, 1st place UB, 4th place BB, 8th place VT (category IV); “Little Gymnast” Nationals – 2nd place with team CSS Cetate Deva, 3rd place AA, 2nd place VT, 4th place UB, 7th place FX
  • 2003“Little Gymnast” Nationals – 3rd place with team CSS Cetate Deva, 10th place AA, 2nd place UB, 4th place FX (category IV); Alpen Adria Cup, Klagenfurt – 16th place AA (level 1)

Please also visit Amelia Racea Online and Amelia Racea – fan site !

Dec 062012
 

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General Info

Name: Ana Porgras
Born 18 December 1993
Galati
Club: CS Farul Constanta (2010-2011)
LPS Galati (until 2010)
Galati Club coaches: Agripina Galea, Paul Galea
Junior National Team member from 2006 to 2008
Onesti Junior National Team coaches (2006-2007): Aurica Nistor, Daniel Nistor (head coach), coach-choreographer Carmen (Bogasiu) Ruja
Deva Junior National Team coaches (2007-2008): Florin Cotutiu, Ramona Micu, Gheorghe Orban (head coach), Adela Popa, choreographer Corina Dorean
Olympic Team member from 2008 to 2011
Deva Olympic Team coaches (2008-2010): Liliana Cosma, Florin Cotutiu, Nicolae Forminte (head coach), Lucian Sandu,  Marius Vintila, choreographer Valer Puia
Izvorani Olympic team coaches (2010-2011): Octavian Bellu (head coach), Mariana Bitang (head coach), Raluca Bugner, Liliana Cosma (2010), Florin Cotutiu, Lucian Sandu,  Marius Vintila, choreographer Mariana Ristea
Current status: retired (December 2011)

Competition Results

  • 2011: Internationaux de France, Paris-Bercy ( FIG World Cup A, III) – 2nd place BB; European Championships, Berlin – 16th UB, 17th BB in qualifications; Senior Nationals – 1st place AA, 1st place BB and FX, 4th place VT and UB; Friendly Meet Ger–Rou–Sui, Erzingen –1st place with team Romania, 1st place AA; Friendly Meet Gbr-Rou, Lilleshal –2nd place with team Romania; World Championships, Tokyo – 4th place with team Romania, 6th place AA, Longines special award for elegance; Gander Memorial, Morges – 1st place individually; Swiss Cup, Zurich –4th place with teammate Flavius Koczi
  • 2010Friendly Meet Gbr-Ger-Rou, Lilleshall – 1st place wuth team Romania, 2nd place AA; Friendly Meet Fra-Gbr-Rou, Arques – 1st place with team Romania, 4th place AA; Romanian Internationals, Bucharest –2nd place AA, 1st place UB and BB, 2nd place FX; European Championships, Birmingham bronze medal with team Romania, 1st place qualifier for BB finale and 7th place qualifier for UB final – withdrawn due to an injury ; World Cup, Ghent (FIG World Cup A) –1st place BB, 2nd place UB; Senior Nationals – 1st place AA, 1st place BB, 3rd place FX, 5th place VT, 8th place UB; Friendly Meet Sui-Ger-Rou, Schaffhausen – 1st place with team Romania, 1st place AA; World Championships, Rotterdam – 4th place with team Romania, 6th place AA, gold medal balance beam, 5th place UB
  • 2009: Romanian Internationals, Ploiesti – 1st place BB, 2nd place UB; Friendly Meet Esp-Rou, Salt – 1st place with team Romania, 1st place UB and BB; Senior Nationals – 1st place AA, 1st place UB, 3rd place FX, 4th plae BB, 5th place VT; World Championships, London – 7th place AA, bronze medal uneven bars, 5th place FX, 7th place BB; DTB Pokal, Stuttgart (FIG World Cup A) – 1st place BB; Grand-Prix, Brindisi – 1st place BB
  • 2008: Citta di Jesolo Trophy – 3rd place with team Romania, 8th place AA (juniors); Junior European Championships, Clermont Ferrand – 4th place with team Romania, 9th place AA, gold medal balance beam; Junior Team Nationals – 6th AA (category I)
  • 2007: Gym Festival Trnava – 2nd place AA, 2nd place BB, 3rd place FX, 5th place UB; Senior Nationals – 6th place AA, 1st place BB, 3rd place FX, 7th place VT (hopefuls division); Junior Individual Nationals – 2nd place AA, 1st place UB and BB, 2nd place FX, 8th place VT (category I); Massilia Gym Cup – 3rd place with team Romania, 6th place AA, 1st place BB, 6th place VT, 8th place UB
  • 2006: School Nationals – 3rd place AA,  2nd place BB, 3rd place FX, 7th place VT (category II); Junior Team Nationals – 6th AA (category II); Senior Nationals – 16th place AA (hopefuls division); Junior Individual Nationals– 7th place AA, 6th place BB (category II); Balkan Junior Games, Istanbul – 2nd place with team Romania, 9th place AA, 3rd place FX, 7th place VT
  • 2005School Nationals – 2nd place with team LPS Galati, 15th place AA (category III); Senior Nationals – 22nd place AA (hopefuls division); Junior Individual Nationals – 21st place AA, 3rd place FX (category III)
  • 2004School Nationals – 28th place AA (category III)

Please also visit Ana Porgras – fan site and Ana Porgras Online !

Oct 022012
 
Cristina Vrabie

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General Info

Name: Cristina Vrabie
Born 9 March 2000
Bucharest
Club: CSA Steaua Bucharest
Coaches: Angela Cacoveanu, Gheorghe Neagu, Eliza Stoica, choreographer Mariana Ristea
Deva Junior National Team member in 2012
Deva Junior National Team coaches: Alexandru Militaru, Cristian Moldovan, Lacramioara Moldovan, Gheorghe Orban (head coach),  Adela Popa, choreographer  Corina Dorean
Izvorani / Bucuresti Olympic Team member (2013 – 2015)
Izvorani / Bucharest Olympic Team coaches: Octavian Bellu (head coach), Maria Bitang (head coach), Ioan Coroiu, Alexandru Militaru (2013), Cristian Moldovan, Lacramioara Moldovan,  Adela Popa, Lucian Sandu
Current status: retired

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Oct 022012
 
Andra Stoica

© Dan Mares

General Info

Name: Andra Stoica
Born 27 August 2000
Giurgiu
Club: CS Dinamo Bucharest
CSS 7 Dinamo Bucharest (until 2014)
Club coach: Mariana Cimpeanu Silisteanu
Onesti junior national team member in 2011
Onesti junior national team coaches: Corneliu Agop (head coach), Tabita Trandafir
Deva junior national team member (2011 – 2012)
Deva junior national team coaches: Alexandru Militaru, Cristian Moldovan, Lacramioara Moldovan, Gheorghe Orban (head coach),  Adela Popa, choreographer Corina Dorean
Izvorani Olympic Team member (2013 – 2015)
Izvorani Olympic team coaches: Octavian Bellu (head coach), Maria Bitang (head coach), Ioan Coroiu, Alexandru Militaru (2013), Cristian Moldovan, Lacramioara Moldovan, Adela Popa, Lucian Sandu
Current status: retired

Competition Results

  • 2014: Trofeo Citta di Jesolo – 2nd place with team Romania; Friendly Meet Fra-Bel-Rou, Avoine - 1st place with team Romania, 5th place AA; European Championships, Sofia - bronze medal with Team Romania junior; Senior Nationals - 6th place AA, 6th place BB
  • 2013: Trnava Gym Festival – 1st place with team Romania, 2nd place AA; Junior Team Nationals – 12th UB score (the only participation) (category II, level 5); Senior Nationals – 2nd place with team Dinamo Bucharest, 10th place AA, 7th place FX; Junior Individual Nationals – 9th place AA, 1st place FX, 2nd place VT, 3rd place BB (category II, level 5)
  • 2012: School Nationals – 1st place AA, 2nd place VT and FX, 3rd place UB, 6th place BB (category III, level 4); Junior Team Nationals – 2nd AA score (category III, level 4); Junior Individual Nationals – 6th place UB – the only apparatus she competed (category III, level 4)
  • 2010School Nationals – 3rd place AA, 2nd place UB, 3rd place FX, 5th place VT, 6th place BB (category IV, level 2); “Little Gymnast” Nationals – 7th place AA, 3rd place VT and UB, 7th place BB (category IV, level 2)
  • 2009School Nationals – 3rd place with team CSS 7 Dinamo I, 9th place AA, 6th place VT (category IV, level 1); “Little Gymnast” Natonals – 3rd place AA, 3rd place VT and BB, 8th place FX (category IV, level 1)

Photo Gallery

  • 2013 Senior Nationals, Bucharest (© Dan Mares)
  • 2013 Junior Team Nationals, Onesti (© Dan Mares)

 

  • 2012 Junior Individual Nationals, Deva (© Dan Mares)
  • 2012 School Nationals, Buzau (© gimnastica.net)
Oct 022012
 
Diana Rahela Damian

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General Info

Name: Diana Rahela Damian
Born 6 June 2000
Focsani, Vrancea
Club: CSSG Focsani
Club coaches:  Nicoleta Raducan, Florin Rosioru
Onesti Junior National Team member from 2010 to 2011
Onesti Junior National Team coaches: Corneliu Agop (2011 coordinator), Martin Simo (2010 coordinator), Carmen Smeu, Tabita Trandafir
Deva Junior National Team member since 2011
Deva Junior National Team coaches (2011 – 2012): Alexandru Militaru,  Cristian Moldovan, Lacramioara Moldovan, Gheorghe Orban (head coach), Adela Popa, choreographer Corina Dorean
Deva Junior National Team coaches (2013): Liliana Cosma (head coach), Florin Cotutiu, Ramona Micu, Gheorghe Orban, choreographer Corina Dorean
Current status: retired (2013)

Competition Results

  • 2012School Nationals - 2nd place with team CSSG Focsani, 3rd place AA, 1st place FX, 3rd place VT, 7th place BB, 8th place UB(category III, level 4); Junior Team Nationals – 3rd place with team CSSG Focsani, 6th AA score (category III, level 4); Junior Individual Nationals - 2nd place AA, 1st place BB, 2nd place FX, 5th place UB (category III, level 4); Senior Nationals - 3rd place with team CSSG Focsani, 9th AA score, 2nd place FX, 7th place BB (hopefuls division)
  • 2011School Nationals – 2nd place with team CSSG Focsani, 2nd place AA, UB and BB (category III, level 3); Junior Team Nationals - 2nd place with team CSSG Focsani, 6th AA score (categoria III, nivel 3); Junior Individual Nationals  – 3rd place AA, 1st place BB, 5th place UB, 6th place VT (category III, level 3)
  • 2010: School Nationals – 3rd place with team CSSG Focsani, 1st place AA, VT and FX, 2nd place UB, 3rd place BB (category IV, level 2); “Little Gymnast” Nationals –  3rd place with team CSSG Focsani, 3rd place AA, 2nd place BB and FX, 5th place VT, 6th place UB; Junior Team Nationals – 2nd place with team CSSG Focsani, 5th AA score (category III, level 3); Junior Individual Nationals – 7th place AA, 6th place VT and FX, 8th place UB (category III, level 3)
  • 2009School Nationals – 1st place with team CSSG Focsani, 3rd place AA, 2nd place BB and FX (category IV, level 2); “Little Gymnast” Nationals – 1st place with team CSSG Focsani, 2nd place AA, 1st place FX, 2nd place UB, 7th place VT, 9th place BB (category IV, level 2)

Photo Gallery

  • 2012 Senior Nationals, Onesti
  • Team Final (© Dan Mares)
  • Apparatus Finals (© Dan Mares)
  • 2012 Junior Individual Nationals , Deva
  • All-Around (© Dan Mares)
  • Apparatus Finals (© Dan Mares)
Oct 022012
 
Anda Mihaela Butuc

© Dan Mares

General Info

Name: Anda Mihaela Butuc
Born 21 June 2000
Bucharest
Club: CS Dinamo Bucharest (since 2014)
CSS 2 Bucharest
Club coaches: Bianca Abrudean, Ancuta Gheorghe-Dan, Liliana Plisca
Deva Junior National Team member since 2011
Deva Junior National Team coaches: Alexandru Militaru, Cristian Moldovan, Lacramioara Moldovan, Gheorghe Orban (head coach), Adela Popa, choreographer Corina Dorean
Izvorani Olympic Team member since 2013
Izvorani Olympic Team coaches: Octavian Bellu (head coach), Maria Bitang (head coach), Ioan Coroiu, Alexandru Militaru (2013), Cristian Moldovan, Lacramioara Moldovan, Adela Popa, Lucian Sandu

Competition Results

  • 2014: Friendly Meet Fra-Bel-Rou, Avoine – 1st place with team Romania, 15th place AA; Trofeo Citta di Jesolo – 2nd place with team Romania, 12th place AA, 4th place UB; Junior European Championships, Sofia bronze medal with team Romania, 6th place BB; Senior Nationals – 11th place AA, 8th place UB
  • 2013: Nadia Comaneci International Invitational, Oklahoma – 8th place with team Romania, 1st place BB; Senior Nationals – 3rd place with team CSA Steaua - CSS2  Bucharest, 8th place AA, 3rd place BB, 5th place UB; Junior Individual Nationals – 1st place AA, 2nd place UB and BB (category II, level 5)
  • 2012: School Nationals – 3rd place with team CSS 2 Bucharest, 1st place BB, 2nd place UB (category III, level 4); Junior Team Nationals – 1st AA score (category III, level 4); Junior Individual Nationals – 3rd place UB – the only apparatus she competed on (category III, level 4); Senior Nationals – 2nd place BB, 4th place UB (hopefuls division); Tournoi International de Gymnastique d’Arques - 1st place with team Romania (Cristina Vrabie), 3rd place AA, 1st place BB, 3rd place UB (age group 1)
  • 2011School Nationals – 4th place AA, 1st place UB and FX, 5th place BB (category III, level 3); Junior Team Nationals – 1st AA score (category III, level 3); Junior Individual Nationals – 4th place AA, 4th place BB, 6th place UB (category III, level 3)
  • 2010School Nationals – 1st place with team CSS 2 Bucharest, 2nd place AA, 1st place UB and BB, 3rd place FX (category IV, level 2); “Little Gymnast” Nationals – 1st place with team CSS 2 Bucharest, 2nd place AA, 2nd place UB, 3rd place BB, 5th place FXl (category IV, level 2); Junior Team Nationals – 9th AA score (category III, level 3); Junior Individual Nationals – 10th place AA, 1st place UB, 8th place BB (category III, level 3)
  • 2009School Nationals – 1st place AA, 1st place UB and FX, 3rd place VT and BB (category IV, level 1); Little Gymnast” Nationals – 2nd place AA, 2nd place UB and FX, 3rd place VT and BB (category IV, level 1)

Photo Gallery

  • 2013 Senior Nationals, Bucharest (© Dan Mares)
  • 2012 Tournoi International de Gymnastique d’Arques
  • Team Competition/ All-Around (© Benoit Bonatre)
  • Apparatus Finals (© Benoit Bonatre)
  • 2012 Senior Nationals, Onesti
  • Team Final (© Dan Mares)
  • Apparatus Finals (© Dan Mares)
  • 2011 Junior Individual Nationals, Focsani (© CSS 2 Bucharest)
  • 2010 Junior Individual Nationals, Bacau (© Ionut Branzei)