Victor Găureanu

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Găureanu in 2015

Victor Dan Găureanu, better known as Dan Găureanu (15 November 1967 – 20 May 2017) was a Romanian fencer. He was born in Nicolae Bălcescu, Coțușca Romania.

He competed in the sabre events at the 1992 and 2000 Summer Olympics.[1] He won the bronze medal at the 1999 World Fencing Championships after he was defeated by Wiradech Kothny, who eventually won the gold medal.[2]

As part of the Romanian team he earned two bronze medals at the World Championships.

Găureanu died on 20 May 2017 in Bucharest from a suspected case of cardiac arrest at the age of 49.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Victor Găureanu Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 December 2011.
  2. "Dan Gaureanu s-a intors cu bronz de la Europenele de scrima". Ziarul de Iași (in Romanian). 26 June 1999.
  3. "A murit Dan Găureanu!" (in Romanian). Romanian Fencing Federation. 20 May 2017.