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Georgeta Damian (born 14 April 1976 in Botoșani, Romania) is a female rower from Romania and winner of five Olympic gold medals. She married the rower Valeriu Andruanche in 2006.

Georgeta Damian
Georgeta Damian-Andrunache Varese 2012 (cropped).jpg
Medal record
Women's rowing
Representing  Romania
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Coxless pair
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Eight
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Coxless pair
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Eight
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing Coxless pair
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing Eight
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Lac d'Aiguebelette Eight
Gold medal – first place 1998 Cologne Eight
Gold medal – first place 1999 St. Catharines Eight
Gold medal – first place 2001 Lucerne Coxless pair
Gold medal – first place 2002 Seville Coxless pair
Silver medal – second place 1997 Lac d'Aiguebelette Coxless pair
Silver medal – second place 2001 Lucerne Eight
Silver medal – second place 2003 Milan Eight
Silver medal – second place 2007 Munich Eight
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Milan Coxless pair
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Munich Coxless pair
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Poznań Eight
Gold medal – first place 2008 Marathon Coxless pair
Gold medal – first place 2012 Varese Eight

Damian rowed in the Romanian Women's eight, that won the World Rowing Championships in 1997, 1998 and 1999, and the 2000 Summer Olympics, where she also won the Women's pairs. With Viorica Susanu, she won the World Championships in the pairs in 2001 and 2002, and at the 2004 Summer Olympics she won gold medals in both pairs and eights. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, she won gold in the women's pairs with Susanu, and bronze in the eights.

Medals at Olympic GamesEdit

Medals at World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1997
1st, Women's Eight
2nd, Women's Pair
  • 1998
1st, Women's Eight
  • 1999
1st, Women's Eight
  • 2001
1st, Women's Pair
2nd, Women's Eight
  • 2002
1st, Women's Pair
  • 2003
2nd, Women's Eight
3rd, Women's Pair

ReferencesEdit

  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Georgeta Damian-Andrunache". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 6 June 2009. Invalid |url-status=no (help)