|2004 Olympic Games|
|Women's 1,500 metres||1500 m|
Born in Maieru, she set personal bests in both 800 and 1500 metres during the games. Her 2005 season was cut short, and her only notable competition appearance was at the SPAR European Cup in Firenze, Italy where she won the 800 (2:00.88) and placed second in the 1500 (4:07.39). Cioncan's last competition on the top international level was the 2006 World Indoor Championships, where she failed to progress past the first heat of the 800m. Earlier that indoor season she ran an indoor personal best of 2:01.70.
|1999||European U23 Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||–||800 m||DNF|
|2001||World Indoor Championships||Lisbon, Portugal||16th (h)||1500 m||4:17.47|
|2002||European Indoor Championships||Vienna, Austria||11th||3000 m||9:08.07|
|2003||World Indoor Championships||Birmingham, United Kingdom||16th (h)||1500 m||4:14.52|
|World Championships||Paris, France||9th (sf)||800 m||2:00.72|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||7th||800 m||1:59.62|
|World Athletics Final||Monte Carlo, Monaco||8th||800 m||2:04.55|
|2006||World Indoor Championships||Moscow, Russia||16th (h)||800 m||2:05.17|
- Maria Cioncan at World Athletics
- Press Association (21 January 2007). "Cioncan, Olympic 1500m bronze medallist, killed in car accident". IAAF. Retrieved 2007-01-21.