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Ştefan Rusu (born 2 February 1956) is a retired Greco-Roman wrestler from Romania. He competed at the 1976, 1980 and 1984 Olympics and won a silver, a gold and a bronze medal, respectively.[1] He also won world titles in different weight divisions in 1978 and 1982 and European titles in 1978–1981 and 1985.[2] After retiring from competitions he worked as a wrestling coach in Romania and in Turkey.[3]

Ștefan Rusu
Ștefan Rusu 1980.jpg
Rusu at the 1980 Olympics
Personal information
Born2 February 1956 (1956-02-02) (age 63)
Rădăuţi, Romania[1]
Height170 cm (5 ft 7 in)[2]
SportGreco-Roman wrestling
ClubMetalul București
CSA Steaua București
CS Dinamo București[3]
Coached byVirgil Gherasim
Ion Cernea
Pavel Nicolae
Simion Popescu[2]


  1. ^ a b Ștefan Rusu.
  2. ^ a b c Rusu, Stefan (ROU).
  3. ^ a b Stefan Rusu. Romanian Olympic Committee

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