Simona Păduraru

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Simona Păduraru
Personal information
Full name Simona Păduraru
Nationality  Romania
Born (1981-11-24) November 24, 1981 (age 35)
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle

Simona Păduraru (born November 21, 1981 in Bacău) is an international freestyle swimmer from Romania, who represented her native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 2000 in Sydney, Australia. Prior to that tournament, at the 2000 European Aquatics Championships in Helsinki, Finland, she was a member of the women's relay team that won the gold medal in the 4×200 m freestyle and the bronze medal in the 4×100 m freestyle.