Noemi Lung

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Noémi Lung
Personal information
Full name Noémi Ildiko Lung Zaharia
Nationality  Romania
Born (1968-05-16) May 16, 1968 (age 48)
Baia Mare, Romania
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Butterfly and medley
College team Florida Atlantic University (USA)

Noemi Lung Zaharia (born May 16, 1968) is a former butterfly and medley swimmer from Romania, who won two medals at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea: the silver in the 400 m individual medley, and the bronze in the 200 m individual medley. A year before she captured a record-five gold medals at the 1987 Summer Universiade in Zagreb, just like America's Jill Sterkel did in 1981.

She was women's swimming Head Coach at Florida International University in Miami, FL, USA from 2002 to 2010.[1]

Since 2010 she is the Director of the Aquatic and Fitness Center at Miami Dade College North campus in Miami, FL.

Her husband Cristian Zaharia is a former handball player who competed at the Olympics in 1992 and won the bronze medal with Romania at the World Championship in 1990.


  1. ^ Noeim Lung-Zaharia's bio on the FIU Athletics website. Retrieved: 2008-11-15.