Noemi Lung

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Noémi Lung
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Noemi Lung in 1988
Personal information
Full nameNoémi Ildiko Lung Zaharia
Born (1968-05-16) May 16, 1968 (age 50)
Baia Mare, Romania
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
StrokesButterfly and medley
College teamFlorida Atlantic University (USA)
CoachGheorghe Demeca[1][2]

Noëmi Ildiko Lung (born May 16, 1968) is a retired butterfly and medley swimmer from Romania, who won two individual medley medals at the 1988 Olympics. A year before she collected a record five gold medals at the 1987 Summer Universiade in Zagreb.

In 1990 she moved to the United States, where she received a scholarship in 1995 and graduated in management from the Florida International University in Miami.[1] She was women's swimming Head Coach at the Florida University from 2002 to 2010.[3] Since 2010 she is the Director of the Aquatic and Fitness Center at Miami Dade College North campus in Miami, FL. Since December 1995 she is married to the Olympic handball player Cristian Zaharia.[2]


  1. ^ a b Noemi Lung. Romanian Olympic Committee
  2. ^ a b Noemi Lung.
  3. ^ Noeim Lung-Zaharia's bio on the FIU Athletics website. Retrieved: 2008-11-15.