Florin Zalomir

Florin Zalomir (Romanian pronunciation: [floˈrin zaloˈmir]; born 21 April 1981 in Iaşi)[1] is a Romanian sabre fencer who competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics winning a silver medal in the sabre team event.

Florin Zalomir
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Full nameFlorin Gelu Zalomir
Born (1981-04-21) 21 April 1981 (age 39)
Iaşi, Romania
Height1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb; 12.3 st)
Sport
SportFencing
Weaponsabre
Handright-handed
National coachMihai Covaliu
ClubCS Dinamo București
Retired2012
FIE rankingranking (archive)

Personal lifeEdit

After the 2003 European Fencing Championships from Bourges, France, Zalomir joined the Foreign Legion. He returned to sport after two years and a half of engagement in France and Afghanistan.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Florin Zalomir Olympic Results". london2012.com. Retrieved 2012-07-29.
  2. ^ "Sabrerul Florin Zalomir a fost în Legiunea Străină" (in Romanian). Libertatea. 11 November 2010. Archived from the original on 2013-04-16. Retrieved 2012-08-03.

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