Moldova at the Olympics

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Moldova at the Olympic Games

Flag of Moldova
IOC code  MDA
NOC National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Moldova
Website www.olympic.md (Moldovan)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Russian Empire (1900–1912)
Romania (1924–1936)
Soviet Union (1952–1988)
Unified Team (1992)

Moldova first participated at the Olympic Games as an independent nation in 1994, and has sent athletes to compete in every Games since then.

Previously, Moldovan athletes competed as part of the Soviet Union at the Olympics from 1952 to 1988, and after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Moldova was part of the Unified Team in 1992.

Moldovan athletes have won a total of seven medals at the Summer Olympic Games, in five different sports. The nation has not won any medals at the Winter Olympic Games. Moldova is ranked third in total of medals (after Puerto Rico and Philippines) of these countries who have never won an olympic gold medal.

The National Olympic Committee for Moldova was created in 1991 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1993.

List of medalists[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Nicolae Juravschi
Viktor Reneysky
1996 Atlanta Canoeing Men's C-2 500 metres
 Bronze Sergei Mureiko 1996 Atlanta Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman super heavyweight
 Silver Oleg Moldovan 2000 Sydney Shooting Men's 10 metre running target
 Bronze Vitalie Gruşac 2000 Sydney Boxing Men's welterweight
 Bronze Veaceslav Gojan 2008 Beijing Boxing Men's bantamweight
 Bronze Cristina Iovu 2012 London Weightlifting 53kg Women's weightlifting
 Bronze Anatoli Ciricu 2012 London Weightlifting 94kg Men's weightlifting

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1900–1912 as part of  Russia (RUS)
1918–1940 as part of  Romania (ROU)
1952–1988 as part of  Soviet Union (URS)
1992 Barcelona as part of  Unified Team (EUN)
1994 Lillehammer 0 0 0 0
1996 Atlanta 0 1 1 2
1998 Nagano 0 0 0 0
2000 Sydney 0 1 1 2
2002 Salt Lake City 0 0 0 0
2004 Athens 0 0 0 0
2006 Turin 0 0 0 0
2008 Beijing 0 0 1 1
2010 Vancouver 0 0 0 0
2012 London 0 0 2 2
Total 0 2 5 7

Medals by sport[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Canoeing 0 1 0 1
Shooting 0 1 0 1
Boxing 0 0 2 2
Wrestling 0 0 1 1
Weightlifting 0 0 2 2
Total 0 2 5 7

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