Romania at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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Romania at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  ROU
NOC Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee
Website www.cosr.ro (Romanian) (English) (French)
At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
Competitors 54 in 9 sports
Medals
Rank: 25
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
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Romania competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. The nation returned to the Olympic Games after having missed the 1932 Summer Olympics. 54 competitors, 52 men and 2 women, took part in 33 events in 9 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's Long Jump
Men's Discus Throw
  • Ioan Havaleţ — did not qualify → no ranking
50 km Walk
  • Gheorghe Firea — 5:09:39 → 20th place

Boxing[edit]

Flyweight
  • Dumitru Panaitescu — lost to Nunag (Philippines) → no ranking
Bantamweight
  • Ioan Gaşpar — lost to Stasch (Germany) → no ranking
Featherweight
  • Mihai Berechet — lost to Seeberg (Estonia) → no ranking
Lightweight
  • Gheorghe David — lost to Facchin (Italy) → no ranking

Equestrian[edit]

Grand Prix des Nations Show Jumping Event, individual
  • Henri Rang — on "Delfis" 4 penalty points in 144,2 seconds (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)
  • Ion Apostol — on "Dracu Ştie" 28 penalty points in 191 seconds (→ 29th place)
  • Toma Tudoran — on "Hunter" — DNF → no ranking
Grand Prix des Nations Show Jumping Event, Team
  • Team roster: Henri Rang on "Delfis", Ion Apostol on ""Dracu Ştie", Toma Tudoran on "Hunter"
  • Romania disqualified, because of Tudoran not finishing the course (→ no ranking)

Fencing[edit]

Seven fencers, five men and two women, represented Romania in 1936.

Men's épée
  • Nicolae Marinescu — qualified from the 1st round (4 v,1 d), eliminated in 2nd round (2 v, 4 d)
  • Denis Dolecsko — eliminated in the 1st round (1 v, 4 d)
  • Ioan Miclescu-Prăjescu — qualified from the 1st round (4v, 2 d), eliminated in the 2nd round (3v,2 d, lost barrage to Campbell-Gray, Great Britain)
Men's sabre
  • Denis Dolecsko — qualified from the 1st round (4 v, 1 d), eliminated in 2nd round (1 v, 4 d)
  • Nicolae Marinescu — qualified from the first round (4 v, 2 d), eliminated in 2nd round (0 v, 5 d)
  • Camil Szatmary — eliminated in the 1st round (3v, 3d, lost barrage to Harry, Great Britain)
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Men's team
  • Team roster:Drăghici, Matuşek, Ludu, Abraham, Dan, Schmidt, Albert, Moldoveanu.
  • Romania — 71.566 p. (→ 14-th place)
Individual all-around
  • Ludu — 11.966 p. (→ 93rd place)
  • Abraham — 10.093 p. (→ 98th place)
  • Albert — 9.900 p. (→ 99th place)
  • Matuşek — 9.050 p. (→ 101st place)
  • Dan — 9.037 p. (→ 103rd place)
  • Drăghici — 8.500 p. (→ 105th place)
  • Schmidt — 8.370 p. (→ 107th place)
  • Moldoveanu — did not complete the all-around competition (→ no ranking)

Handball[edit]

  • Team roster: Fesci, Zoller, Carl Haffer, Franz Haffer, Zickeli, Höchsmann, Speck, Zacharias, Kirschner, Halmen, Halder, Hermannstädter, Schorsten, Holzträger, Herzog.
  • Lost to Austria (3-18)
  • Lost to Switzerland (6-8)
  • Defeated U.S.A. (10-3) (→ Fifth place)

Shooting[edit]

Four shooters represented Romania in 1936.

50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone

Wrestling[edit]

Bantamweight
  • József Tõzsér — defeated Bayle (France) (throw 11:58), defeated Tóth (Yugoslavia) (decision 3-0), defeated Bertoli (Italy) (throw 2:50, lost to Brendel (Germany) (throw 16:24), lost to Perttunen (Finland) (decision 2-1) (→ Fifth place)
Featherweight
  • Dezsõ Horváth — lost to Hering (Germany) (throw 11:36), defeated Janda (Czechoslovakia) (decision 3-0), defeated Kracher (France) (throw 6:28), lost to Reini (Finland) (throw 5:28) (→no ranking)
Lightweight
  • Ilie Borlovan — defeated Kálmán (Hungary) (decision 2-1), defeated Arikan (Turkey) (decision 2-1), lost to Koskela (Finland)(throw 8:51) (→no ranking)
Middleweight
  • Marin Cocoş — defeated Gogel (Switzerland) (throw 5:30), lost to Schweikert (Germany) (throw 8:28), defeated Pointner (Austria)(throw 2:21), lost to Kokkinen (Finland) (throw 3:00) (→ Fifth place)
Heavyweight
  • Tibor Kondorossy — lost to Nyman (Sweden) (throw 6:51), lost to Palusalu (Estonia) (throw 10:36 ) (→no ranking)

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Romania at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 

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