Ștefan Petrescu

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Ștefan Petrescu
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Personal information
Born(1931-07-01)1 July 1931
Râmnicu Sărat, Romania
Died1993 (aged 61–62)
Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Romania
Height161 cm (5 ft 3 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
SportSports shooting
Coached byDumitru Pineta[1]

Ştefan Petrescu (1 July 1931 – 1993) was a Romanian pistol shooter. He won a gold medal in the 25 rapid-fire event at the 1956 Olympics and placed third at the 1958 World Championships.[2][3]

Petrescu took up shooting in 1949 and retired in 1965 to become a shooting instructor.[1]


  1. ^ a b Stefan Petrescu. Romanian Olympic Committee
  2. ^ "Ștefan Petrescu". Sports Reference. Retrieved 10 June 2015.
  3. ^ Profile: "Ştefan Petrescu" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 15 January 2008)

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