|Born||21 January 1957 (age 60)
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||84 kg (185 lb)|
|Club||Steaua Bucharest (1977–1989)
Alzira Avidesa (1989–1992)
Vasile Stîngă (also Stanga, born 21 January 1957) is a Romanian handball coach and former player. He played 216 matches for Romania national handball team, scoring 1414 goals and winning bronze medals at the 1980 and 1984 Olympics. He was the top scorer at the 1982 World Championship and in 1985 was selected for the World Handball Team.
At the club level Stângă played for Steaua Bucharest (1977–1989) in Romania, winning with them 11 national titles, and for Alzira Avidesa (1989–1992) in Spain, and was instrumental in the 1992 Copa del Rey win against Barcelona. He led Steaua to the EHF Challenge Cup in 2006 as a coach.
Stîngă is married to the former basketball player Ecaterina Stîngă, they have a son Andrei and daughter Corina.
- Vasile Stîngă. sports-reference.com
- Vasile Stanga. Romanian Olympic Committee
- "Performerii de altadata ai handbalului, premiati" (in Romanian). bihon.ro. Retrieved 18 October 2012.
- In numele iubirii! Legendarul handbalist Vasile Stanga, iertat de sotie pentru cele TREI amante. cancan.ro (24 November 2013)
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