Cristieana Cojocaru

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Cristieana Cojocaru
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Competitor for  Romania
Olympic Games
Bronze 1984 Los Angeles 400 m hurdles

Cristieana Cojocaru (born January 2, 1962) is a retired athlete from Romania.

At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles she won a bronze medal in 400 metres hurdles behind Nawal El Moutawakel (gold) and Judi Brown (silver). She became national champion in this event in 1982, 1983 and 1984; in 1983 also in 400 metres.

In addition she won bronze medals over 800 metres at the European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg 1984 and Athens 1985 as well as a silver medal in Madrid 1986 (under her married name Cristieana Matei). She also won this distance at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Championships.