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Viorica Susanu (born 29 October 1975[1] in Galaţi) is a Romanian rower and winner of four Olympic Gold medals.[2]

Viorica Susanu
Viorica Susanu Varese 2012.jpg
Personal information
Born29 October 1975 (1975-10-29) (age 43)
Galaţi, Romania

Susanu rowed in the Romanian women's eight that won the World Rowing Championships in 1997, 1998 and 1999, and the 2000 Summer Olympics. In 2001 and 2002, rowing with Georgeta Damian, she won the World Championships in the women's pair, setting a world's best time in 2002, while continuing to row in the eight. At the 2004 Summer Olympics, she won gold medals in both the pair and the eight, and in 2008 the pair.

Medals at Olympic GamesEdit

Medals at World ChampionshipsEdit

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


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Athlete – VIORICA SUSANU". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Viorica Susanu Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Viorica Susanu at FISA