Romania at the 1968 Winter Olympics

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Romania at the
1968 Winter Olympics
Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg
IOC code ROU
NOC Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee
Website www.cosr.ro (Romanian) (English) (French)
in Grenoble
Competitors 30 (29 men, 1 woman) in 5 sports
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 1 1
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Romania competed at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France. The two-man bobsleigh team of Nicolae Neagoe and Ion Panţuru won the nation's first medal at the Winter Games, a bronze. As of the 2014 games, they remain Romania's only Winter Olympic medalists.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Panturu, IonIon Panturu
Neagoe, NicolaeNicolae Neagoe
Bobsleigh Two-man

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Dorin Munteanu Downhill 2:22.53 65
Dan Cristea 2:18.52 62
Dorin Munteanu Giant Slalom 1:55.78 55 1:59.18 60 3:54.96 55
Dan Cristea 1:54.66 52 1:56.98 50 3:51.64 49
Men's slalom
Athlete Heat 1 Heat 2 Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Total Rank
Dorin Munteanu 57.72 5 56.05 3 Did not advance
Dan Cristea 53.75 2 QF 56.10 39 57.23 26 1:53.33 25

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Nicolae Bărbăşescu 1'24:05.3 4 1'28:05.3 29
Gheorghe Cimpoia 1'25:36.5 1 1'26:36.5 23
Vilmoş Gheorghe 1'20:07.3 6 1'26:07.3 22
Constantin Carabela 1'22:52.2 0 1'22:52.2 14
1 One minute added per close miss (a hit in the outer ring), two minutes added per complete miss.
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 2 Time Rank
Gheorghe Cimpoia
Constantin Carabela
Nicolae Bărbăşescu
Vilmoş Gheorghe
4 2'25:39.8 7
2 A penalty loop of 200 metres had to be skied per missed target.

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
ROU-1 Ion Panţuru
Nicolae Neagoe
Two-man 1:10.20 2 1:11.62 6 1:11.31 7 1:11.33 4 4:44.46 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
ROU-2 Romeo Nedelcu
Gheorghe Maftei
Two-man n/a ? n/a ? n/a ? DNF DNF
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
ROU-1 Ion Panţuru
Petre Hristovici
Gheorghe Maftei
Nicolae Neagoe
Four-man 1:10.59 6 1:07.55 3 2:18.14 4

Figure skating[edit]

Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Beatrice Hustiu 31 20 1457.2 257 29

Ice hockey[edit]

First Round[edit]

Germany West Germany - Romania Romania 7:0 (1:0, 3:0, 3:0)
Goalscorers: Gustav Hanig 2, Alois Schloder, Ernst Kopf, Otto Schneitberger, Horst Meindl, Heinz Weisenbach.

Consolation Round[edit]

Teams in this group play for 9th-14th places.

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
9  Yugoslavia 5 5 0 0 33 9 10
10  Japan 5 4 1 0 27 12 8
11  Norway 5 3 2 0 15 15 6
12  Romania 5 2 3 0 22 23 4
13  Austria 5 1 4 0 12 27 2
14  France 5 0 5 0 9 32 0

Romania Romania – Austria Austria 3:2 (2:1, 1:1, 0:0)
Goalscorers: Fagarasi, Calamar, Mois – Schupp, Samonig.

France France – Romania Romania 3:7 (0:2, 0:2, 3:3)
Goalscorers: Itzicsohn, Mazza, Lacarriere – Iuliu Szabo 2, Florescu 2, Pana, Geza Szabo, Stefan.

Japan Japan – Romania Romania 5:4 (3:0, 1:3, 1:1)
Goalscorers: Hikigi 2, Araki, Itoh, Kudo – Florescu, Pana, Mois, Ionescu.

Norway Norway – Romania Romania 4:3 (2:2, 1:1, 1:0)
Goalscorers: Bergeid, Olsen, Syversen, Mikkelsen – Pana, Iuliu Szabo, Czaka.

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia – Romania Romania 9:5 (5:3, 1:1, 3:1)
Goalscorers: Roman Smolej 2, Tisler 2, Felc 2, Ivo Jan, Hiti, Jug – Iuliu Szabo 2, Tekei, Florescu, Geza Szabo.

Contestants[edit]

12. ROMANIA
Goaltenders: Constantin Dumitras, Mihai Stoiculescu
Defence: Ion Stefan Ionescu, Zoltan Czaka, Dezideriu Varga, Zoltan Fogaras, Razvan Schiau
Forwards: Geza Szabo, Iulian Florescu, Alexandru Kalamar, Gyula Szabo, Eduard Pana, Ion Gheorghiu, Stefan Texe, Ion Basa, Aurel Mois, Valentin Stefanov

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