|Full name||Roxana Elisabeta Bîrcă|
22 June 1988 |
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||46 kg (101 lb) (2013)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|College team||Spiru Haret University|
Roxana Elisabeta Bîrcă (born June 22, 1988 in Bucharest) is a Romanian long-distance runner. She represented her country in the 5000 metres at the 2010 European Athletics Championships. She also competed at the 2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships, coming tenth in the 3000 metres.
She is currently serving a two-year doping ban for the use of a prohibited substance, Methasterone, at the 2013 Summer Universiade, where she originally won the gold medal in the 5000 metres. The ban lasts from 11 July 2013 to 3 September 2015.
|2007||European Junior Championships||Hengelo, Netherlands||4th||5000 m||16:46.55|
|2009||European U23 Championships||Kaunas, Lithuania||12th||5000 m||17:03.84|
|2010||European Championships||Barcelona, Spain||15th||5000 m||16:06.10|
|2011||European Indoor Championships||Paris, France||9th||3000 m||9:09.19|
|Universiade||Shenzhen, China||8th||5000 m||16:11.94|
|2012||European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||5th||5000 m||15:16.54 (PB)|
|Olympic Games||London, United Kingdom||34th (h)||5000 m||16:01.04|
|2013||European Indoor Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||9th||3000 m||9:10.51|
|Universiade||Kazan, Russia||–||5000 m||DQ|
- Pierre, Christian (2012-04-16). Individual wins for Algeria and Romania; Japan rules team competitions at World University Cross Country Champs. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-04-22.
- IAAF list of athletes suspended for doping - April 2014
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