Bachelor in Sports Performance (Fencing and Volleyball Specialisation), University of Physical Education and Sports “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Iasi, Romania (2005)

Master in Sport Marketing and Management, University of Physical Education and Sports “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Iasi, Romania (2007)

Doctoral Studies – “Contributions to the Capitalization of Sports Training in High Performance Fencing”, Natinal Centre for the Training and Improvement of Coaches, Bucharest (2010 – 2012)


Appointed to the IOC AEC
Career Experience:

Prior to 2009: Athlete Fencer (Sabre), CS Dinamo Bucharest Club

2009 – 2016: Coach, National Olympic Team (Male Sabre)

2013 – 2016: President, Romanian Fencing Federation

2016 – Present: President, Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee

2018 – Present: Head of Marketing and Communications Committee, European Olympic Committee (EOC)

2019 – Present: Member of Marketing and New Sources of Finance Commission, Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC)


Sydney 2000
Athens 2004
Beijing 2008

Athletic Career:

Olympic Games (Fencing Sabre):

Sydney 2000 (Gold Medal)

Athens 2004

Beijing 2008 (Bronze Medal)

World Championships:

2001 (Bronze)

2002 (Bronze)

2003 (Silver)

2005 (Gold)

European Championships:

1999 (Silver)

2001 (Bronze)

2002 (Bronze)

2005 (Bronze)

2006 (Gold)

2008 (Bronze)

Awards & Distinctions:

Revered Citizen of Brasov (2000)

National Order of Merit (Commander Grade) (2000)

Master Emeritus of Sport (2000)

Order for Sports Merit (1st Class) (2004)

Order for Sports Merit (3rd Class with 2 stripes) (2008)

National Order of Faithful Service – Knight grade (2009)

National Order of Faithful Service – Officer grade (2012)

Member of FIE’s Hall of Fame (2013)

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