Murgoci represented her native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics, finishing in 32nd place in the women's marathon race. She is best known for winning the Amsterdam Marathon (1988) and the Rotterdam Marathon (1989). She died aged 39 in Bucharest as a result of being stabbed outside her home by a jealous boyfriend.
|1986||Pyongyang Marathon||Pyongyang, North Korea||1st||Marathon||2:37:11|
|1988||Amsterdam Marathon||Amsterdam, Netherlands||1st||Marathon||2:41:56|
|1989||Rotterdam Marathon||Rotterdam, Netherlands||1st||Marathon||2:32:03|
|1992||Olympic Games||Barcelona, Spain||32nd||Marathon||3:01:46|
- Elena Murgoci at World Athletics
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Elena Murgoci". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020.