Ion Drîmbă

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Ion Drîmbă
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Personal information
Full nameIoan Alexandru Drîmbă[1]
Born(1942-03-18)18 March 1942
Timișoara, Romania
Died20 February 2006(2006-02-20) (aged 63)
Brazil
Height172 cm (5 ft 8 in)[2]
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Sport
SportFencing
Event(s)foil, sabre
ClubSteaua București[2]
Coached byAndrei Altman[3]
Medal record

Ionel Alexandru "Ion" Drîmbă (also Drâmbă, March 18, 1942 – February 20, 2006) was a Romanian fencer. He competed at the 1960, 1964 and 1968 Olympics and won the first ever Olympic gold medal in fencing for Romania in 1968.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Decretul nr. 1042/1968 privind conferirea ordinului şi medaliei Meritul Sportiv unor sportivi, antrenori şi medici sportivi" (in Romanian). Archived from the original on August 12, 2019. Retrieved April 5, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Ion Drîmbă". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.
  3. Ionel Dramba. Romanian Olympic Committee