Romania at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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Romania at the
1924 Summer Olympics
Flag of Romania.svg
IOC codeROU
NOCRomanian Olympic and Sports Committee
Websitewww.cosr.ro (in Romanian) (in English) (in French)
in Paris
Competitors35 in 4 sports
Medals
Ranked 23rd
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Romania competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. It was the first time that Romania sent a team to compete at the Olympic Games, and the second appearance overall after a lone Romanian athlete competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics. 35 competitors, all men, took part in 7 events in 4 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Football[edit]

Romania competed in the Olympic football tournament for the first time in 1924.

Round 1
Did not compete in first round
Round 2
Netherlands 6–0 Romania
Hurgronje Goal 8'
Pijl Goal 32'52'66'68'
de Natris Goal 69' (pen.)
Report
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: F. Herren (SUI)
Final rank
9th place

Rugby union[edit]

Romania sent a rugby team to the Olympics for the first time in 1924. The Romanians were defeated handily by each of the two other teams, finishing third in the three-team round-robin and winning bronze medals.

Ranks given are within the pool.

Team Event Round robin
Wins Losses Points for Points against Rank
Romania Men's rugby union 0 2 3 98 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

Shooting[edit]

Five sport shooters represented Romania in 1924.

Shooter Event Final
Score Rank
Vasile Ghițescu 50 m rifle, prone 355 62
600 m free rifle 57 68
Constantin Țenescu 50 m rifle, prone 326 65
600 m free rifle 83 19
Simion Vartolomeu 50 m rifle, prone 369 52
600 m free rifle 70 55
Alexandru Vatamanu 50 m rifle, prone 321 66
600 m free rifle DNF
Vasile Ghițescu
Mihai Plătăreanu
Constantin Țenescu
Simion Vartolomeu
Alexandru Vatamanu
Team free rifle 524 13

Tennis[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Gheorghe Lupu Singles  del Canto (MEX)
W 6–4, 6–3, 6–4
 Washburn (USA)
L 2–6, 3–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Nicolae Mişu Singles  Washer (BEL)
L 3–6, 4–6, 2–6
Did not advance
Alexandru Roman Singles N/A  von Kehrling (HUN)
L 1–6, 1–6, 2–6
Did not advance
Gheorghe Lupu
Alexandru Roman
Doubles N/A  Torralva /
Torralva (CHI)
L 5–7, 2–6, 3–6
Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Romania at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 24 December 2014.

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