Romanian Super Cup
to be played on Giulesti-Valentin Stanescu stadium
Unirea Urziceni vs. CFR Cluj, a game counting for the 2009 edition of the Romanian Super Cup, will be played on the Giulesti-Valentin Stanescu stadium.
The game is scheduled on July 26 at 9 PM, the Romanian Football Federation (FRF) announced on its official website. Unirea Urziceni is the winner of the 2008/2009 edition of League I, while CFR Cluj is the winner of the Romanian Cup.
Hanescu drops to 33rd place
in ATP standings
Romanian tennis player Victor Hanescu has dropped seven positions in the ATP standings publicized on Monday and ranks 33rd with a total of 1,361 points, the atpworldtour.com website informs. Victor Crivoi, the other Romanian player within the ATP’s top 100 standings, continues to rank 85th with 771 points. Horia Tecau is the only Romanian player in the world’s doubles standings, ranking 65th with 1,539 points after dropping six positions.
Pandurii vs. Austria Karnten II,
5-1 in friendly game
Pandurii Targu Jiu have defeated Austria Karnten’s secondary team on Sunday evening, score 5-1. The friendly game was part of the training tournament in Bad Kleinkirchheim. Raskovic, Stromajer, Stanga, Arrieta and Nalati (penalty kick) scored for Pandurii. Head coach Sorin Cartu used two different line-ups in the game.
Pandurii’s first line-up: Stanca-Popete, Chibulcutean, Martin, Grecu-Hidisan, Stanga, Pacurar, Vasilache-Stromajer, Raskovic. Pandurii’s second line-up: Livsit-Rusu, Kutlacic, Rada, Cadoso-Basara (Dedu), Nalati, Murgan, Lutu-Arrieta, Ribic.
Constantina Dita finished 3rd
in ASICS British 10K London Run
Constantina Dita, the Olympic Marathon champion, finished third in the 10-kilometer ASICS British 10K London Run, a race won by Kenya’s Catherine Ndereba. Constantina Dita finished the race in 34 minutes and 30 seconds. Great Britain’s Kat Grimmet finished second. The men’s race was won by Kenya’s Cyrus Ndereba, the brother of the Catherine Ndereba. 27,000 runners took part in the race.
Viorica Tigau wins long jump
event in Tanger
Athlete Viorica Tigau has won the long jump event during the second edition of the international athletics competition in Tanger (Morocco). Viorica Tigau won the event with a 6.47-meter jump. Poland’s Teresa Dobija ranked second with a 6.45-metre jump.
Monica Niculescu wins doubles final in Budapest
Monica Niculescu/Alisa Kleibanova (Romania/Russia), the top seed number 1 pair, has won the final of the doubles competition in the Budapest tennis tournament, a tournament with total prizes of USD 220,000, the wtatour.com informs. Niculescu and Kleibanova defeated Alona Bondarenko/Katerina Bondarenko, the top seed number 2 pair, score 6-4, 7-6 (7/5). For their result the Romanian and Russian players will get USD 11,000 and 280 WTA points.
Romanian Super Cup