|Born||14 September 1988|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||94 kg (207 lb; 14.8 st)|
At the 2012 Summer Olympics he originally won the bronze medal in the men's 94kg category, lifting a total of 407 kg. On 27 July 2016, the IWF reported that, in the IOC's second wave of doping re-sampling, Cîrîcu had tested positive for the steroid dehydrochlormethyltestosterone. In November 2016, he was stripped of his Olympic medal. He is banned by the IWF until 11 May 2023.
|2011 European Championships||Kazan||173+217=390|
|2012 European Championships||Antalya||178+224=402|
|DSQ||DSQ||DSQ||2012 Olympic Games||London||181+226=407|
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- "London 2012: Yuliya Zaripova among 12 disqualified after retests". bbc.com. 21 November 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Anatolii Cîrîcu". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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