|Born||9 April 1951 (age 66)
Mila 23, Romania
|Height||168 cm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||71 kg (157 lb)|
|Club||CS Dinamo București|
Maria Nichiforov (later Mihoreanu, born 9 April 1951) is a retired Romanian sprint canoer. She won four medals at the world championships with a silver in 1974 and bronzes in 1973, 1974 and 1975. At the 1972 Olympics she won a bronze medal in the K-2 500 m event and placed sixth in the singles. She is a sister-in-law of the Olympic canoer Maria Ştefan-Mihoreanu.
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 on WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine (archived 2010-01-05).
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 on WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
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