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Romania women's national handball team

Romanian women's national team is the handball team, supervised by the Romanian Handball Federation and that represents Romania in the international matches.

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Information
AssociationRomanian Handball Federation
CoachTomas Ryde
CaptainCristina Neagu
Most capsMariana Tîrcă (335)
Most goalsMariana Tîrcă (2043)
Ranking#5 (209 points)
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances4 (First in 1976)
Best result4th (1976)
World Championship
Appearances23 (First in 1957)
Best result1st (1962)
European Championship
Appearances12 (First in 1994)
Best result3rd (2010)
Last updated on Unknown.
Romania women's national handball team
Medal record
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1956 West Germany
Gold medal – first place 1960 Netherlands
Gold medal – first place 1962 Romania
Silver medal – second place 1973 Yugoslavia
Silver medal – second place 2005 Russia
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Denmark
European Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Denmark/Norway
The team in 2015, under Tomas Ryde.
The team in 2017, under Ambros Martín.

As of 2017 it is the only team in the world that had qualified for all World Championships.[1]

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ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Year Pos. Pld W D L
  1976 4th 5 2 0 3
  1980 Did not qualify
  1984
  1988
  1992
  1996
  2000 7th 6 2 1 3
  2004 Did not qualify
  2008 7th 8 5 0 3
  2012 Did not qualify
  2016 9th 5 2 0 3
Total 4/11 24 11 1 12

World ChampionshipEdit

European ChampionshipEdit

Year Pos. Pld W D L
  1994 10th 7 2 0 5
  1996 5th 6 4 1 1
  1998 11th 6 1 0 5
  2000 4th 7 2 3 2
  2002 7th 7 4 0 3
  2004 7th 7 5 0 2
  2006 Did not qualify
  2008 5th 7 5 0 2
    2010 3rd   8 5 0 3
  2012 10th 6 2 1 3
    2014 9th 6 3 1 2
  2016 5th 7 5 0 2
  2018 4th 8 4 0 4
Total 12/13 82 42 6 34

GF World CupEdit

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

The squad for the 2018 European Championship.[2][3]

Head coach: Ambros Martín

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
2 RW Aneta Udriștioiu (1989-06-22) 22 June 1989 (age 30) 1.65 m 52 57   CSM București
5 RB Melinda Geiger (1987-03-28) 28 March 1987 (age 32) 1.74 m 113 263   Siófok KC
7 CB Eliza Buceschi (1993-08-31) 31 August 1993 (age 25) 1.77 m 75 223   Corona Brașov
8 LB Cristina Neagu (C) (1988-08-26) 26 August 1988 (age 30) 1.80 m 187 772   CSM București
11 LB Gabriela Perianu (1994-06-20) 20 June 1994 (age 25) 1.88 m 54 57   Siófok KC
13 CB Cristina Laslo (1996-04-10) 10 April 1996 (age 23) 1.76 m 35 28   ŽRK Budućnost
15 LW Valentina Ardean-Elisei (1982-06-05) 5 June 1982 (age 37) 1.71 m 255 912   Gloria Bistrița
16 GK Denisa Dedu (1994-09-27) 27 September 1994 (age 24) 1.81 m 47 3   Siófok KC
20 GK Iulia Dumanska (1996-08-15) 15 August 1996 (age 23) 1.78 m 34 0   SCM Râmnicu Vâlcea
21 P Crina Pintea (1990-04-03) 3 April 1990 (age 29) 1.92 m 68 104   Paris 92
22 LW Elena Florica (1992-05-11) 11 May 1992 (age 27) 1.70 m 35 24   SCM Râmnicu Vâlcea
24 P Daniela Rațiu (1988-09-14) 14 September 1988 (age 30) 1.75 m 10 4   Gloria Bistrița
26 LB Anca Polocoșer (1997-05-01) 1 May 1997 (age 22) 1.80 m 6 0   CSM Roman
27 P Raluca Băcăoanu (1989-05-02) 2 May 1989 (age 30) 1.77 m 16 8   SCM Râmnicu Vâlcea
31 CB Mădălina Zamfirescu (1994-10-31) 31 October 1994 (age 24) 1.80 m 28 36   Debreceni VSC
89 RW Laura Chiper (1989-08-21) 21 August 1989 (age 29) 1.73 m 81 92   Corona Brașov
90 RB Ana Maria Dragut (1990-02-24) 24 February 1990 (age 29) 1.86 m 32 39   Kisvárdai KC
97 LB Bianca Bazaliu (1997-07-30) 30 July 1997 (age 22) 1.83 m 7 3   CSM București

Notable playersEdit

Several Romanian players have seen their individual performance recognized at international tournaments.

All-Star Team
Top scorers
Others

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Echipa României de handbal feminin, singura echipă din lume calificată la toate edițiile Campionatelor Mondiale" (in Romanian). Retrieved 8 March 2014.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ 2018 European Women's Handball Championship squad

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