Constanța Burcică

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Medal record
Women's rowing
Representing  Romania
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Lightweight double sculls
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Lightweight double sculls
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Lightweight double sculls
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona Quadruple sculls
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing Eight
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1990 Tasmania Eight
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Marathon Eight

Constanța Burcică (née Pipotă; born March 15, 1971 in Sohatu, Călăraşi County) is a Romanian Olympic rower. She won the first three instances of the Women's Lightweight Double Sculls at the Olympic Regatta, in 1996, 2000 and 2004.

At the 1996 Olympics Burcică and her partner Camelia Macoviciuc took the inaugural Lightweight Double Scull event.

Burcică and her new partner Angela Alupei took the gold medal at the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games in the Women's Lightweight Double Scull event. They also took first place at the Rowing World Cup twice in 2000, in Vienna, Austria and in Lucerne, Switzerland, and second place at the 2004 World Cup in Lucerne.

Achievements[edit]

Olympics[edit]

  • 1992 Summer Olympics – Silver medal, Women's Quadruple sculls
  • 1996 Summer Olympics – Gold medal, Women's Lwt Double sculls
  • 2000 Summer Olympics – Gold medal, Women's Lwt Double sculls
  • 2004 Summer Olympics – Gold medal, Women's Lwt Double sculls

World Rowing Championships[edit]

  • 1995 – 11th Place, Women's Open Single scull
  • 1999 – 1st Place, Women's Lwt Double sculls
  • 2001 – 2nd Place, Women's Lwt Single scull
  • 2003 – 3rd Place, Women's Lwt Double sculls

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