Romanians won two silver medals and one bronze at the Gymnastics European Championships
Flavius Koczi won a silver medal at the vault competition on Sunday, while his colleague Anamaria Tamarjan won another silver medal at the balance beam competition on the same day at the Artistic Gymnastics Individual European Championships in Milan. The balance beam competition also offered a bronze medal to another Romanian gymnast, Gabriela Dragoi. These are the only trophies won by Romanian sportsmen at the Italian championships, the first major competition of the new Olympic cycle, for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Tamarjan’s performance at the balance beam competition included no mistakes, only a few hesitations that brought her a score of 14.750 points. The Romanian lost the golden medal due to a difference of 0.25 points, as the Ukrainian Jana Demianchuk obtained 14.775 points and thus topped the podium. The score of 14.650 points brought gymnast Gabi Dragoi the third position.
Eusebiu Diaconu won European bronze
Eusebiu Diaconu won a bronze medal on Saturday at the 60 kg category of the Greco-Roman Wrestling European Championships in Vilnius.
The Romanian team attending the competition in Lithuania also won a silver medal, due to Estera Dobre (48 kg) and a bronze medal, due to Ana Maria Paval (55 kg).