Romania at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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Romania at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  ROU
NOC Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee
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At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris
Competitors 35 in 4 sports
Medals
Rank: 23
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
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Romania competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. It was the first time that Romania sent a team to compete at the Olympic Games, and the second appearance overall after a lone Romanian athlete competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics. 35 competitors, all men, took part in 7 events in 4 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze national rugby union team, RomaniaRomania national rugby union team
Nicolae Anastasiade   Octav Luchide   Mircea Sfetescu
Dumitru Armăşel   Jean Henry Manu   Soare Sterian
Gheorghe Benţia   Nicolae Mărăscu   Mircea Stroescu
J. Cociociaho   Teodor Marian   Atanasie Tănăsescu
Constantin Cratunescu   Sorin Mihăilescu   Mihai Vardala
Teodor Florian   Paul Nedelcovici   Paul Vidraşcu
Petre Ghiţulescu   Iosif Nemeş   Dumitru Volvoreanu
Ion Gîrleşteanu   Eugen Sfetescu
Rugby union May 18

Football[edit]

Romania competed in the Olympic football tournament for the first time in 1924.

Round 1
Bye
Round 2

May 27, 1924
16:00
Netherlands  6–0  Romania
Hurgronje Goal 8'
Pijl Goal 32'52'66'68'
de Natris Goal 69' (pen.)
Report
Stade Olympique, Colombes
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: F. Herren (SUI)
Final rank
9th place

Rugby union[edit]

Romania sent a rugby team to the Olympics for the first time in 1924. The Romanians were defeated handily by each of the two other teams, finishing third in the three-team round-robin and winning bronze medals.

Ranks given are within the pool.

Team Event Round robin
Wins Losses Points for Points against Rank
Romania Men's rugby union 0 2 3 98 3rd

Shooting[edit]

Five sport shooters represented Romania in 1924.

Shooter Event Final
Score Rank
Vasile Ghiţescu 50 m rifle, prone 355 62
600 m free rifle 57 68
Constantin Ţenescu 50 m rifle, prone 326 65
600 m free rifle 83 19
Simion Vartolomeu 50 m rifle, prone 369 52
600 m free rifle 70 55
Alexandru Vatamanu 50 m rifle, prone 321 66
600 m free rifle DNF
Vasile Ghiţescu
Mihai Plătăreanu
Constantin Ţenescu
Simion Vartolomeu
Alexandru Vatamanu
Team free rifle 524 13

Tennis[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Gheorghe Lupu Singles  del Canto (MEX)
W 6–4, 6–3, 6–4
 Washburn (USA)
L 2–6, 3–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Nicolae Mişu Singles  Washer (BEL)
L 3–6, 4–6, 2–6
Did not advance
Alexandru Roman Singles Bye  von Kehrling (HUN)
L 1–6, 1–6, 2–6
Did not advance
Gheorghe Lupu
Alexandru Roman
Doubles N/A  Torralva /
Torralva (CHI)
L 5–7, 2–6, 3–6
Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Romania at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 

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