Anișoara Cușmir-Stanciu

Anișoara Cușmir-Stanciu (born 28 June 1962) is a retired Romanian long jumper. She won a gold medal at the 1984 Olympics, and placed second at the 1982 European and 1983 world championships. Between 1982 and 1983 she improved the world record four times. She retired after the 1984 Olympics to become an athletics coach at CSA Steaua București.[2]

Anișoara Cușmir-Stanciu
Anisoara Cusmir.jpeg
Personal information
Born29 June 1962 (1962-06-29) (age 58)
Brăila, Romania[1]
Height172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb)
Event(s)Long jump
ClubCSA Steaua București
Coached byIoan Leu
Ioan Moroiu[2]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)7.43 m (1983)[3]
Medal record
Representing  Romania
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1984 Los Angeles Long jump
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1983 Helsinki Long jump
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1982 Athens Long jump


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Preceded by
  Valy Ionescu
Women's Long Jump World Record Holder
15 May 1983 – 22 September 1985
Succeeded by
  Heike Drechsler
Sporting positions
Preceded by
  Valy Ionescu
Women's Long Jump Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
  Heike Drechsler