Sport in Moldova

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Sports[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Moldova has an increasingly successful team at the FIBA European Championship for Small Countries. There, Team Moldova won two silver medals until today. (2008 and 2012)

Cycling[edit]

The most prestigious cycling race is the Moldova President's Cup, which was first run in 2004.

Football[edit]

Football is the most popular sport in Moldova.

Rugby[edit]

Rugby union is popular as well. Registered players have doubled, and almost 10,000 spectators turn up at every European Nations Cup match.

Wrestling[edit]

Trânta (a form of wrestling) is the national sport in Moldova.

Major achievements by sporting event[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Sport Event Athlete(s) Result
Boxing 2000 Summer Olympics Vitalie Gruşac 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Boxing 2008 Summer Olympics Veaceslav Gojan 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Canoeing 1996 Summer Olympics Nicolae Juravschi
Viktor Reneysky
2nd, silver medalist(s)
Shooting 2000 Summer Olympics Oleg Moldovan 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2012 Summer Olympics Anatoli Ciricu 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2012 Summer Olympics Cristina Iovu 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Wrestling 1996 Summer Olympics Sergei Mureiko 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

Paralympic Games[edit]

Sport Event Athlete(s) Result
Athletics 1996 Summer Paralympics Nikolai Tchoumak 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Table tennis 1996 Summer Paralympics Vladimir Polkanov 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

Youth Olympic Games[edit]

Sport Event Athlete(s) Result
Boxing 2010 Summer Youth Olympics Daniil Svaresciuc 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Canoeing 2014 Summer Youth Olympics Serghei Tarnovschi 1st, gold medalist(s)
Wrestling 2010 Summer Youth Olympics Iulia Leorda 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 2014 Summer Youth Olympics Dmitri Ceacusta 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 2014 Summer Youth Olympics Tatiano Doncila 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

World Championships[edit]

Sport Event Athlete(s) Result
Archery 1993 World Indoor Archery Championships Natalia Valeeva 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Archery 1995 World Archery Championships Natalia Valeeva 1st, gold medalist(s)
Archery 1995 World Indoor Archery Championships Natalia Valeeva 1st, gold medalist(s)
Boxing 2001 Women's World Amateur Boxing Championships Irina Smirnova 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Canoeing 1995 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships Nicolae Juravschi
Viktor Reneysky
2nd, silver medalist(s)
Canoeing 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships Oleg Tarnovschi 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Canoeing 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships Serghei Tarnovschi 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Judo 1997 World Judo Championships Victor Florescu 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Judo 1997 World Judo Championships Victor Bivol 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Judo 2011 World Judo Championships Sergiu Toma 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Swimming 1993 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m) Serghei Mariniuc 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Taekwondo 2015 World Taekwondo Championships Aaron Cook 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 1995 World Weightlifting Championships Vadim Vacarciuc 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2003 World Weightlifting Championships Vadim Vacarciuc 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2005 World Weightlifting Championships Alexandru Bratan 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 1993 World Wrestling Championships Sergei Mureiko 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 1994 World Wrestling Championships Lukman Jabrailov 1st, gold medalist(s)
Wrestling 1994 World Wrestling Championships Victor Peicov 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 1995 World Wrestling Championships Sergei Mureiko 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 2003 World Wrestling Championships Ghenadie Tulbea 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 2014 World Wrestling Championships Mihai Sava 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

World Games[edit]

Sport Event Athlete(s) Result
Dancesport 2013 World Games Gabriele Pasquale Goffredo
Anna Matus
1st, gold medalist(s)

European Championships[edit]

Sport Event Athlete(s) Result
Athletics 1996 European Athletics Indoor Championships Olga Bolşova 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Athletics 2010 European Athletics Championships Ion Luchianov 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Biathlon Biathlon European Championships 2008 Natalia Levchenkova 1st, gold medalist(s)
Boxing 2001 Women's European Amateur Boxing Championships Elena Hadji 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Boxing 2002 European Amateur Boxing Championships Veaceslav Gojan 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Boxing 2002 European Amateur Boxing Championships Igor Samoilenco 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Boxing 2008 European Amateur Boxing Championships Alexandr Riscan 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Boxing 2008 European Amateur Boxing Championships Victor Cotiujanschi 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Boxing 2011 European Amateur Boxing Championships Veaceslav Gojan 1st, gold medalist(s)
Boxing 2011 European Amateur Boxing Championships Alexandr Riscan 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Boxing 2013 European Amateur Boxing Championships Dmitri Galagot 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Boxing 2013 European Amateur Boxing Championships Petru Ciobanu 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Football 2011 EMF miniEURO National team 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Gymnastics 2000 European Trampoline Championships Vladimir Cojoc 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Judo 1993 European Judo Championships Apti Magomadov 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Judo 1993 European Judo Championships Tudor Lazarenko 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Judo 1996 European Judo Championships Oleg Crețul 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Judo 1998 European Judo Championships Andrei Golban 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Judo 1999 European Judo Championships Victor Bivol 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Judo 2001 European Judo Championships Nicolai Belokosov 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Judo 2009 European Judo Championships Marcel Trudov 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Judo 2011 European Judo Championships Sergiu Toma 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Taekwondo 2010 European Taekwondo Championships Vladislav Arventii 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Taekwondo 2014 European Taekwondo Championships Stepan Dimitrov 1st, gold medalist(s)
Taekwondo 2014 European Taekwondo Championships Vladislav Arventii 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 1994 European Weightlifting Championships Vadim Vacarciuc 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2000 European Weightlifting Championships Vadim Vacarciuc 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2001 European Weightlifting Championships Vladimir Popov 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2002 European Weightlifting Championships Igor Grabucea 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2004 European Weightlifting Championships Alexandru Bratan 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2006 European Weightlifting Championships Igor Grabucea 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2006 European Weightlifting Championships Alexandru Bratan 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2007 European Weightlifting Championships Igor Bour 1st, gold medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2007 European Weightlifting Championships Eugen Bratan 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2007 European Weightlifting Championships Igor Grabucea 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2009 European Weightlifting Championships Cristina Iovu 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2009 European Weightlifting Championships Igor Grabucea 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2011 European Weightlifting Championships Oleg Sîrghi 1st, gold medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2011 European Weightlifting Championships Anatolie Cîrîcu 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2012 European Weightlifting Championships Anatolie Cîrîcu 1st, gold medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2012 European Weightlifting Championships Cristina Iovu 1st, gold medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2012 European Weightlifting Championships Oleg Sîrghi 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2012 European Weightlifting Championships Serghei Cechir 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2012 European Weightlifting Championships Alexandru Spac 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2013 European Weightlifting Championships Oleg Sîrghi 1st, gold medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2013 European Weightlifting Championships Alexandru Spac 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2013 European Weightlifting Championships Igor Bour 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2014 European Weightlifting Championships Serghei Cechir 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2015 European Weightlifting Championships Oleg Sîrghi 1st, gold medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2015 European Weightlifting Championships Alexandru Dudoglo 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Weightlifting 2015 European Weightlifting Championships Andrian Zbirnea 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 1993 European Wrestling Championships Oleg Tokarev 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 1993 European Wrestling Championships Victor Peicov 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Wrestling 1993 European Wrestling Championships Sergei Mureiko 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Wrestling 1994 European Wrestling Championships Lukman Jabrailov 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 1995 European Wrestling Championships Sergei Mureiko 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Wrestling 1996 European Wrestling Championships Igor Grabovetchi 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 1996 European Wrestling Championships Sergei Mureiko 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Wrestling 2001 European Wrestling Championships Ghenadie Tulbea 1st, gold medalist(s)
Wrestling 2002 European Wrestling Championships Ghenadie Tulbea 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 2005 European Wrestling Championships Ghenadie Tulbea 1st, gold medalist(s)
Wrestling 2006 European Wrestling Championships Ludmila Cristea 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 2010 European Wrestling Championships Andrei Perpeliță 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Wrestling 2011 European Wrestling Championships Ludmila Cristea 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 2011 European Wrestling Championships Natalia Budu 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Wrestling 2011 European Wrestling Championships Nicolae Ceban 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Wrestling 2012 European Wrestling Championships Ludmila Cristea 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Wrestling 2014 European Wrestling Championships Victor Ciobanu 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 2014 European Wrestling Championships Andrei Perpeliță 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Wrestling 2014 European Wrestling Championships Nicolae Ceban 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Wrestling 2014 European Wrestling Championships Natalia Budu 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

European Games[edit]

Sport Event Athlete(s) Result
Wrestling 2015 European Games Piotr Ianulov 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Wrestling 2015 European Games Svetlana Saenko 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Wrestling 2015 European Games Alexandru Chirtoaca 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

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