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Valeria Răcilă (later Roşca, later van Groningen, born 2 June 1957) is a retired Romanian rower. She first competed in double and quadruple sculls, winning bronze medals at the 1980 Olympics and 1979 and 1981 world championships. She then changed to single sculls, and won an Olympic gold medal in 1984 and silver medals at the world championships in 1982 and 1985.[1][2]

Valeria Răcilă
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Personal information
Born2 June 1957 (1957-06-02) (age 62)
Stulpicani, Romania[1]
Height176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)


  1. ^ a b Valeria Roşca-Răcilă.
  2. ^ Rudern – Weltmeisterschaften. Einer, Doppelzweier.