Valeriu Bularca

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Valeriu Bularca
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Personal information
Born(1931-02-14)14 February 1931
Întorsura Buzăului, Romania
Died7 February 2017(2017-02-07) (aged 85)
Brașov, Romania
Height174 cm (5 ft 9 in)
SportGreco-Roman wrestling
ClubDinamo Brașov[1]

Valeriu Bularca (14 February 1931 – 7 February 2017) was a retired Romanian wrestler. He competed at the 1960 and 1964 Olympics and won a silver medal in 1964. In 1961 he became the first Romanian wrestler to win a world title.[2][3] He collected six national titles between 1957 and 1964.

After retiring from competitions he worked as a wrestling coach at CS Steagu Roșu in Brașov.[1]

Bularca died in Brașov on 7 February 2017, aged 85.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Valeriu Bularca. Romanian Olympic Committee
  2. "Biography of Valeriu Bularca". Sports-Reference. Retrieved 14 June 2012.
  3. Bularca, Valeriu (ROU).
  4. "O legendă a sportului din România s-a stins din viață" (in Romanian). Antena 3. 8 February 2017.