Florin Georgian Mironcic

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Florin Georgian Mironcic
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2005 Zagreb C-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Szeged C-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Duisburg C-4 500 m

Florin Georgian Mironcic (born May 4, 1981 in Brăila) is an athlete from Romania sprint canoer who has competed since 2003. He won three medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a silver (C-4 1000 m: 2005) and two bronzes (C-4 500 m: 2006, 2007).

Mironcic also competed in two Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of sixth in the C-1 1000 m event at Beijing in 2008.

Dubbed Uriaşul Blond ("The Blond Giant" in (Romanian)), he is a member of the Dinamo Bucharest club. Mironcic is 1.92 m (6'4") tall and weighs 95 kg (209 lbs).