Olympic Games: Competed in 2010, 2014 and 2018
World Championships: Competed in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Management, Hyperion University in Bucharest (2010); Master’s Degree in Sports Science and Physical Education Diagnosis and Psychomotor Prognosis, Transilvania University of Brasov (2019)
Professional Athlete (1999-present); Sergeant Major, Army Sports Club CSA Steaua Bucuresti (3 years)
Functions in the field of sport
IF Athletes’ Commission member (2018-present); NOC Athletes’ Commission Member (2020-present)
IT IS BOTH MY CHANCE AND MY DUTY TO HELP OTHER ATHLETES, TO LISTEN TO AND UNDERSTAND THEM
Why I am running in the IOC Athletes’ Commission election
With 20 years of experience at the highest level of competition and as a three-time Olympian, I know the struggles and sacrifices we make to meet our goals and public expectations, so I have always been concerned with acting in the best interest of athletes.
For me, to be elected as an IOC AC member by you, my fellow athletes, would be a great chance to make a contribution for our needs to be met. Thus, my extensive personal experience and strive for improvement, despite coming from a country with limited possibilities, would be an added value to the Commission, as I will join forces with others to fulfil our common goal of promoting athletes’ involvement in the decision-making process and ensuring our rights worldwide. I believe athletes and their development must always be at the core of the Olympic Movement and being an Olympian it’s not just about training hard and breaking barriers. It’s also about that genuine inspiration that we can spread around, so my wish is to make this inspiration count, through commitment and active involvement, with you all as best examples and support!
Original version: English *Results as of 13 September 2021 and only for disciplines on the Olympic programme