Romania at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Romania at the Olympic Games

Flag of Romania
IOC code  ROU
  (RUM used at these Games)
NOC Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee
Website www.cosr.ro (Romanian) (English) (French)
At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Competitors 138 (108 men and 30 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearer Aurel Vernescu
Medals
Rank: 14
Gold
2
Silver
4
Bronze
6
Total
12
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Romania competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 138 competitors, 108 men and 30 women, took part in 76 events in 13 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Women's High Jump

  • Iolanda Balaş
  • Qualification- 1.70 m
  • Final:-1.90 m, OR (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)

Women's Discus

Women's Javelin

Women's Shot Put

  • Ana Sǎlǎgean
  • Qualification-15.31 m not qualified(→no ranking)

Women's Long Jump

Men's 5000 m

  • Andrei Barabás
  • Heat-4'002'not qualified(→no ranking)

Marathon

  • Constantin Grecescu 2h30'426' (→36-th place)

Triple Jump

50 km Walk

  • Ilie Popa 2h 19'030 (→28-th place)

Boxing[edit]

Flyweight

Bantamweight

  • Nicolae Puiu def. Van der Walt (Northern Rhodesia), def.Johnson (U.S.A.), lost to Sakurai (Japan)→Fifth place

Featherweight

Light-Welterweight

  • Iosif Mihalic def. König (Austria), def. Fasoli (Italy), lost to Kulej (Poland)→Fifth place

Welterweight

  • Niculescu def. Gutierrez (Mexico), lost to Mabwa (Uganda)

Light-Middleweight

  • Mârza def. Lee (South Korea), def. Elmahas (United Arab Republic), lost to Grzesiak(Poland)→7-th place

Middleweight

  • Ion Monea def. Kim (South Korea), lost to Schulz (Germany United Team)

Light-Heavyweight

Heavyweight

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Five cyclists represented Romania in 1964.

Individual road race
Team time trial

Fencing[edit]

Eleven fencers, six men and five women, represented Romania in 1964.

Women's foil
Women's team foil
  • Round 1
  • Defeated U.S.A. (9-1)
  • Round 2
  • Lost to Soviet Union (4-9)
  • Playoff for 5-th place
  • Defeated France (9-6)→Fifth place

Team Roster:

Men's foil
  • Ion Drîmbă qualified from Round 1 (4 v, 1 d), qualified from Round 2 (3 v, 2 d), def.in Round 3 Naser Madani (Iran)(10-4), lost in Round 4 to Roland Losert (Austria)(6-10)
  • Ştefan Haukler qualified from Round 1 (6 v,0 d), eliminated in Round 2 (2 v, 3 d)
  • Tănase Mureşanu qualified from Round 1 (4 v,1 d), eliminated in Round 2 (2 v,3 d, barrage)
Men's team foil
  • First round
  • Def. Argentina (9-0)
  • Def. France (9-5)
  • Lost to U.S.A. (8-8,54-62 t.d.)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Lost to Poland (5-9)
  • 5-8 Playoff
  • Def.Hungary (9-5)
  • Lost to Germany United Team (8-8;57-60 t.d.)→Sixth place
  • Team Roster
Men's épée
  • Stefan Haukler qualified from Round 1 (4 v,3 d), eliminated in Round 2 (0 v, 5 d)
Men's sabre
  • Tănase Mureşanu qualified from Round 1 (6 v, 0 d), qualified from Round 2 (4 v,2 d), lost in Round 3 to Marcel Parent (France) (10-12)
  • Octavian Vintilă qualified from Round 1 (3 v, 2 d), eliminated in Round 2 (1 v, 6 d)
  • Ion Drimba qualified from Round 1 (4 v,1 d), eliminated in Round 2 (3 v, 3 d)
Men's team sabre
  • Round 1
  • Def.Australia (9-3)
  • Def. Great Britain (10-6)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Lost to France (6-8)
  • 5-7 playoff
  • Lost to Hungary (0-9)→7-th place

Team Roster

Football[edit]

  • Group stage
  • Defeated Mexico (3-1)
  • Drew with Germany United Team (1-1)
  • Defeated Iran (1-0)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Lost to Hungary (0-2)
  • Consolation Round 1
  • Defeated Ghana (4-2)
  • Consolation Round 2
  • Defeated Yugoslavia (3-0) → Fifth place
  • Team Roster

Gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Defeated Brazil (3-0)
  • Defeated Bulgaria (3-2)
  • Defeated Netherlands (3-0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-2)
  • Defeated Hungary (3-1)
  • Lost to Czechoslovakia (1-3)
  • Lost to Japan (0-3)
  • Defeated United States (3-1) → Fourth place
  • Team Roster
Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
  • Lost to Soviet Union (0-3)
  • Lost to Japan (0-3)
  • Defeated United States (3-0)
  • Defeated South Korea (3-0)
  • Lost to Poland (0-3) → Fourth place
  • Team Roster

Water polo[edit]

  • First Round
  • Lost to Italy (3-4)
  • Defeated Japan (9-4)
  • Semifinal Round
  • Defeated Germany United Team (5-4)
  • Drew with Soviet Union (2-2)
  • 5-8 Tournament
  • Defeated the Netherlands (6-1)
  • Lost to Belgium (3-5)→ Fifth place
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Freestyle Wrestling

52 kg

78 kg

  • Ştefan Tâmpa lost to Watanabe (Japan) (decision), lost to Heinze (Germany Unified Team) (decision)

97 kg

+97 kg

Greco-Roman Style Wrestling

52 kg

  • Dumitru Pârvulescu def. Jensen (Denmark) (decision), def. Del Rio (Mexico) (fall 2'55), def. Savadov (Soviet Union) (decision), lost to Kerezov (Bulgaria) (decision), lost to Hanahara (Japan) (fall 8'19)(→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)

57 kg

  • Ion Cernea drew with Varga (Hungary) def. Knitter (Poland) (decision), def. Švec (Czechoslovakia) (decision), def. Başergil (Turkey) (decision), lost to Trestyanski (Soviet Union) (decision)(→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)

63 kg

  • Marin Bolocan lost to Olsson (Sweden) (decision), def. Sayed (Afghanistan) (fall 3'56),drew with Mirmalek (Iran), lost to Mansour (United Arab Republic) (decision)

70 kg

  • Valeriu Bularca drew with Tapio (Finland), def. Kim (South Korea) (decision), def. Burke (U.S.A.) (foul 7'52), def. Jonsson (Sweden) (decision), drew with Ayvaz (Turkey); entered tiebreak for places 2-4;defeated Gvanseladze (Soviet Union (decision), drew with Fujita (Japan)(→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)

78 kg

  • Ion Ţăranu def. Todorov (Bulgaria) (decision), drew with Kolesov (Soviet Union), def. Asghian (Iran) (decision), drew with Laakso(Finland)→Fifth place

82 kg

87 kg

  • Nicolae Martinescu drew with Sosnowski (Poland), def. Bulgarelli (Italy)(decision), def. Yilmaz (Turkey) (decision), def. Wiesberger (Austria) (decision), lost with Radev (Bulgaria)(decision)→Fourth place

+97 kg

  • Ştefan Stângu drew with Kasabov (Bulgaria), lost to Svensson (Sweden) (decision).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Romania at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 

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