Luminita Zaituc-Zelaskowski (originally Luminița Zaițuc; born October 9, 1968, in Bucharest) is a retired German long-distance runner of Romanian descent. She has lived in Germany since 1990, and, since 1996, she has been a German citizen.
Zaituc represented her new country in the women's marathon at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, where she finished in 18th position (2:36:45). Two years earlier, she won the silver medal in the same event at the 2002 European Championships in Athletics. At the national stage, she represented the sports club LG Braunschweig.
She won the Berlin Half Marathon in 2005.
In 2009, Luminita Zaituc put a stop to her athletics career, after having finished in tenth place in the Frankfurt Marathon.
- All results regarding marathon, unless stated otherwise
|1986||World Junior Championships||Athens, Greece||5th||4 × 400 m relay||3:38.63|
|2001||Frankfurt Marathon||Frankfurt, Germany||1st||Marathon||2:26:01|
|2002||European Championships||Munich, Germany||2nd||Marathon||2:26:58|
|2003||Frankfurt Marathon||Frankfurt, Germany||1st||Marathon||2:29:41|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||18th||Marathon||2:36:45|
|2006||European Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||—||Marathon||DNF|
- Luminita Zaituc profile at IAAF
- (in German) Profile Luminita Zaituc
- (in German) Profile Luminita Zaituc[permanent dead link]