Mihaela Ciobanu

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Mihaela Ciobanu
Medal record
Representing  Spain
Women's handball
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2012 London Team
World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Brazil Team
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 2008 Macedonia Team

Mihaela Ciobanu (born 30 January 1973 in Bucharest, Romania) is a Romanian-born Spanish handball goalkeeper, playing on the Spanish women's national team.

She was part of the Spanish team at the 2008 European Women's Handball Championship,[1] where the Spanish team reached the final, after defeating Germany in the semifinal.[2]

She competed at the 2011 World Women's Handball Championship in Brazil,[3] where the Spanish team placed third.

She took also part at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where Spanish team won the bronze medal, after defeating South Korea. In that game Ciobanu saved four seven-meter penalty shots.


  1. ^ "Official squads, Women's EURO 2008. Spain team roster". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 15 January 2009. 
  2. ^ "La selección femenina de balonmano hace historia" (in Spanish). 13 December 2008. Retrieved 15 January 2009. 
  3. ^ "XX Women's World Championship 2011; Brasil – Team Roaster Spain" (PDF). International Handball Federation. Retrieved 26 December 2015.