Adriana Barbu

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Adriana Barbu (born January 17, 1961) is a retired female long-distance runner from Romania, who specialized in the marathon race.

Barbu is best known for winning the bronze medal in the classic distance at the 1994 European Championships in Helsinki, clocking 2:30.55. She also triumphed in the 1987 edition of the Amsterdam Marathon, on May 10, 1987 in 2:36.21.

She also won the 1995 Paris Half Marathon.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Romania
1987 Amsterdam Marathon Amsterdam, Netherlands 1st Marathon 2:36:21
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 3rd Marathon 2:30:55
1995 Paris Half Marathon Paris, France 1st Half marathon 1:11:51
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 26th Marathon 2:37:58