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  • Dumitru Takes Gold For Romania | Video

    Dumitru Takes Gold For Romania

    Alina Alexandra Dumitru of Romania wins gold in women's extra-lightweight judo by defeating Yanet Bermoy of Cuba. Bermoy seems to have the advantage early on, but it is not decisive. Then Dumitru uses her European champion experience to execute an ippon to win the match. Judo -48kg Women Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Alina Alexandra Dumitru (ROU), Yanet Bermoy (CUB), Argentina, Japan
  • Romania Earns Victory by 14 Goals | Video

    Romania Earns Victory by 14 Goals

    Romania takes on China in the group A preliminary round and converts an opening lead into a 34-20 victory. Romania makes a quick start leading 3-0 and increases its lead to 15-8 before the half time. In the second half, China cuts Romanians lead to only 4 goals but the Romanian team makes the lead grow to 34, earning victory by 14 goals. Handball Women's Preliminary Group A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - ROM, CHN
  • Romania's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Romania's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Handball player Valeria Bese leads Romania's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Romania athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Romania - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Tomescu of Romania Claims Marathon Gold | Video

    Tomescu of Romania Claims Marathon Gold

    Constantina Tomescu of Romania reigns as the queen of the women's marathon. Tomescu runs at the front from start to finish and opens up a lead of one minute by the 30km mark. She completes the 42km course in 2:26.44. Catherine Ndereba of Kenya has a strong finish and takes the silver, while China's Zhou Chunxiu captures bronze. Athletics Marathon Women - Beijing 2008 - Constantina Tomescu (ROM), Catherine Ndereba (KEN), Zhou Chunxiu (CHN)
  • Romania Acquires Victory Number Four | Video

    Romania Acquires Victory Number Four

    Looking for their first victory, Angola faces Romania in the group A preliminary round. Romania makes a strong start leading 14-6 before the half time. During the second half, Romania makes the lead grow earning a 28-23 victory over Angola. With this win, Romania achieves victory number four and stays on top of the standings table in group A. Handball Women's Preliminary Group A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - ROM, ANG
  • Romania’s Nadia Comaneci (extended) | Video

    Romania’s Nadia Comaneci (extended)

    Romania’s Nadia Comaneci scored the first perfect 10 in gymnastics but is finding a new thrill coaching and helping people in her homeland
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