Viorica Viscopoleanu

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Viorica Viscopoleanu
Viorica Viscopoleanu 1968.jpg
Viscopoleanu in 1968
Personal information
Born 8 August 1939 (1939-08-08) (age 77)
Storozhynets, Ukraine[1]
Height 164 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long jump
Club Steaua Bucureşti
Coached by Ion Vintila
Ion Soter[2]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 6.82 m (1968)

Viorica Viscopoleanu (née Belmega on 8 August 1939) is a retired Romanian long jumper. She competed at the 1964, 1968 and 1972 Olympics and won a gold medal in 1968, setting a new world record.[1] At the European championships she won a silver medal outdoors in 1969 and two medals indoors, in 1970 and 1971. After retiring from competitions she worked as a coach at her club Steaua Bucureşti. Monica Iagăr was one of her trainees.[2]