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Romania at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Romania at the
2018 Winter Olympics
IOC codeROU
NOCRomanian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.cosr.ro (in Romanian)
in Pyeongchang, South Korea
9–25 February 2018
Competitors27 (18 men and 9 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Marius Ungureanu[1]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Romania competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February 2018, with 27 competitors in 8 sports.

Competitors

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 1 1 2
Biathlon 5 1 6
Bobsleigh 5 2 7
Cross-country skiing 2 1 3
Luge 4 1 5
Skeleton 1 1 2
Ski jumping 0 1 1
Speed skating 0 1 1
Total 18 9 27

Alpine skiing

Romania qualified two athletes, one male and one female.[2]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Alexandru Barbu Men's giant slalom 1:19.74 66 1:17.40 52 2:37.14 55
Men's slalom DNF
Ania Monica Caill Women's downhill N/A 1:45.06 28
Women's super-G N/A 1:25.74 36
Women's giant slalom DNS

Biathlon

Based on their Nations Cup ranking in the 2016–17 Biathlon World Cup, Romania has qualified 5 men.[3]

Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
George Buta Men's individual 51:55.6 1 (0+0+1+0) 37
Remus Faur Men's sprint 26:03.3 1 (0+1) 68
Men's individual 55:01.5 4 (0+0+0+4) 74
Gheorghe Pop Men's sprint 28:04.4 5 (2+3) 86
Men's individual 54:40.1 3 (2+0+1+0) 69
Cornel Puchianu Men's sprint 25:52.7 1 (1+0) 60
Men's pursuit 39:37.6 5 (1+1+2+1) 58
Men's individual 53:12.1 4 (0+2+0+2) 55
Marius Ungureanu Men's sprint 28:59.1 4 (2+2) 87
George Buta
Remus Faur
Gheorghe Pop
Cornel Puchianu
Men's relay 1:22:51.1 10 (1+9) 14
Éva Tófalvi Women's sprint 25:20.0 4 (2+2) 81
Women's individual 52:13.7 7 (1+2+4+0) 84

Bobsleigh

Based on their rankings in the 2017–18 Bobsleigh World Cup, Romania has qualified 2 sleds.[4][5]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mihai Cristian Tentea*
Nicolae Ciprian Daroczi
Two-man 49.69 14 49.72 17 49.93 25 49.64 12 3:18:98 18
Dorin Alexandru Grigore*
Florin Cezar Crăciun
Levente Bartha
Paul Septimiu Muntean
Four-man 50.55 29 50.79 29 50.81 29 Eliminated 2:32.15 29
Maria Constantin*
Andreea Grecu
Two-woman 51.17 12 51.40 15 51.39 14 51.57 19 3:25.53 16

* – Denotes the driver of each sled

Cross-country skiing

Romania qualified three athletes, two male and one female.[6]

Distance
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Alin Florin Cioancă Men's 15 km freestyle N/A 36:31.9 +2:48.0 43
Paul Constantin Pepene Men's 15 km freestyle N/A 36:19.1 +2:35.2 37
Men's 30 km skiathlon 41:16.2 30 36:37.8 28 1:18:20.4 +2:00.4 24
Men's 50 km classical N/A 2:18:44.0 +10:21.9 32
Tímea Sára Women's 10 km freestyle N/A 28:40.9 +3:40.4 53
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Alin Florin Cioancă Men's sprint 3:22.22 47 Did not advance
Alin Florin Cioancă
Paul Constantin Pepene
Men's team sprint N/A 16:52.38 9 Did not advance
Tímea Sára Women's sprint 3:48.84 61 Did not advance

Luge

Based on the results from the World Cups during the 2017–18 Luge World Cup season, Romania qualified 4 sleds.[7]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Valentin Crețu Men's singles 49.030 28 49.085 33 48.424 26 Eliminated 2:26.539 29
Andrei Turea 49.482 32 48.489 26 49.314 35 Eliminated 2:27.285 31
Cosmin Atodiresei
Ștefan Musei
Men's doubles 47.101 18 47.171 19 N/A 1:34.272 19
Raluca Strămăturaru Women's singles 46.469 8 46.532 12 46.606 9 46.681 6 3:06.288 7
Mixed team relay
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Raluca Strămăturaru
Valentin Crețu
Cosmin Atodiresei
Ștefan Musei
Team relay 47.097 3 49.609 11 50.138 11 2:26.844 10

Skeleton

Romania qualified two sleds, one in the male disciplined in one in the female discipline.[8] Both athletes and also previously represented Romania in the Olympic Games.

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Dorin Dumitru Velicu Men's 51.91 25 51.51 23 52.02 27 Eliminated 2:35.40 24
Maria Marinela Mazilu Women's 53.31 18 53.47 19 53.48 18 53.66 19 3:33.92 18

Ski jumping

Athlete Event First round Final Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Daniela Haralambie Women's normal hill 80.5 66.5 27 Q 85.0 84.3 20 150.8 25

Speed skating

Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Alexandra Ianculescu Women's 500 m 40.70 31

References

  1. ^ "Opening Ceremony Flagbearers - Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018" (PDF). olympic.org. International Olympic Committee (IOC). 9 February 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Alpine Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 30 June 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Men's Nation Cup Score" (PDF). www.docs.google.com/. International Biathlon Union (IBU). 5 March 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Quota Allocation PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games 2018 - 2-man Bobsleigh - IBSF 14 January 2018" (PDF). www.ibsf.org. International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF). 15 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Quota Allocation PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games 2018 - 4-man Bobsleigh - IBSF 14 January 2018" (PDF). www.ibsf.org. International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF). 15 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Cross-country Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 12 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Ranking list" (PDF). fil-luge.org. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Quota Allocation PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games 2018 - Men's Skeleton - IBSF 14 January 2018" (PDF). www.ibsf.org. International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF). 15 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
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