Iulică Ruican

Iulică Ruican (born 29 August 1971) is a retired Romanian rower. He competed in coxed fours and eights at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics and won a gold and a silver medal in 1992. At the 1996 Olympics he served as a flag bearer for Romania at the opening ceremony.[3] At the world championships he won seven medals between 1993 and 1998, including three gold medals.[4]

Iulică Ruican
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Personal information
Born29 August 1971 (1971-08-29) (age 48)
Cujmir, Romania[1]
ClubCSA Steaua București[2]

Ruican took up rowing aged 16, and after retiring from competitions became vice president of his native club CSA Steaua București.[2] His wife Anca Tănase is also a former Olympic rower.[1]


  1. ^ a b Iulică Ruican Archived 3 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ a b Iulica Ruican. Romanian Olympic Committee
  3. ^ Romania Archived 16 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  4. ^ Rudern – Weltmeisterschaften. Vierer mit Steuermann, Achter Archived 17 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine. sport-komplett.de

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