Eugenia Popa

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Eugenia Popa
— Gymnast —
Country represented  Romania
Born (1973-09-10) September 10, 1973 (age 41)
Discipline Women's artistic gymnastics
Club Dinamo
Head coach(es) Octavian Belu
Assistant coach(es) Mariana Bitang
Former coach(es) Rodica Apateanu & Liviu Mazilu, both now coaching at Pacific West Gymnastics
Retired 1992

Eugenia Popa (born September 10, 1973 in Bucharest, Romania) is a retired Romanian artistic gymnast.[1] She won two world championships medals with the team: a silver medal in 1989[2] and a bronze medal in 1991.[3] She was an alternate to the 1992 silver winning Romanian Olympic team. After retirement she became a coach of artistic gymnastics. She currently coaches at Salto Gymnastics Centre in Lisburn, Northern Ireland.[4]


  1. ^ Gymnastics Greats Whatever happened to Eugenia Popa?
  2. ^ Gymn Forum Results 1989 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, Women’s Team
  3. ^ Gymn Forum Results 1991 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, Women’s Team
  4. ^ International Gymnast Magazine Interview: Eugenia Popa(Romania), by John Crumlish, October 23, 2008

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