Cornel Marin

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Cornel Marin
Cornel Marin 1976.jpg
Marin at the 1976 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1953-01-19) 19 January 1953 (age 64)
Bucharest, Romania[1]
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)
Sport
Sport Fencing
Event(s) Sabre
Club Viitorul Bucuresti (1967–72)
CSA Steaua Bucureşti (1972–85)[2]
Coached by Lucian Glisca
Dumitru Mustaţă[2]

Cornel Marin (born 19 January 1953) is a retired Romanian sabre fencer. He competed at the 1976, 1980 and 1984 Olympics and won team bronze medals in 1976 and 1984. He won three more team medals at the world championships in 1974–1977. In 1977 he was named Best Fencer of the Year in Romania.[2]

As a teenager Marin was trained as a fencer and jeweler. He eventually chose fencing as profession, and worked as a fencing coach at CSA Steaua Bucureşti after retiring from competitions in 1985.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cornel Marin Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 10 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d Corneliu Marin. Romanian Olympic Committee