Olga Cristea

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Olga Cristea (born 13 December 1987) is a Moldovan runner who specializes in the 800 metres. Her personal best time is 2:00.12 minutes, achieved at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.[1]

She was born in Chişinău. She won the silver medal at the 2003 World Youth Championships and the gold medal at the 2006 World Junior Championships. She also competed at the Olympic Games in 2004 and 2008, but without reaching the final.[1] She ran at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics but did not make it past the heats.

She received a two-year ban from the sport in July 2010 after testing positive for abnormal levels of testosterone.[2]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Moldova
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 1st 800m 2:04.52
2009 World Student Games Belgrade, Serbia 2nd 800 m 2:03.49
European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 8th 800m 2:04.36

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  1. ^ a b Olga Cristea profile at IAAF
  2. ^ Athletes Currently Suspended. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-01-28.