Victor Găureanu

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Dan Găureanu
Găureanu in 2015
Personal information
Full nameVictor Dan Găureanu
Born(1967-11-15)15 November 1967
Coțușca, Romania
Died20 May 2017(2017-05-20) (aged 49)
Craiova, Romania
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight70 kg (150 lb)
National coachAlexandru Chiculiță
FIE rankingranking (archive)
Medal record
Men's Sabre
Representing  Romania
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Athens Team
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Nîmes Team
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Bolzano Individual

Victor Dan Găureanu, better known as Dan Găureanu (15 November 1967 – 20 May 2017) was a Romanian fencer.

He competed in the sabre events at the 1992 and 2000 Summer Olympics.[1] He won the bronze medal at the 1999 World Fencing Championships after he was defeated by Wiradech Kothny, who eventually won the gold medal.[2] As part of the Romanian team he earned two bronze medals at the World Championships.

He died on 20 May 2017.[3]


  1. ^ "Victor Găureanu Olympic Results". Archived from the original on 3 July 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Dan Gaureanu s-a intors cu bronz de la Europenele de scrima". Ziarul de Iași (in Romanian). 26 June 1999.
  3. ^ "A murit Dan Găureanu!" (in Romanian). Romanian Fencing Federation. 20 May 2017.

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