October 13, 2017

Ana Maria Florentina Popescu

Dear sport fans, as a sportsman and  ambassador to Bucharest Marathon, I would like to thank you for your choice! Thank you for taking care of your health and thus inspiring other people to join us. Sport is life energy, joy and health! All these will make you a better person, more competitive, always willing to accept challenges! Choose motion for a beautiful life!

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Full name       Ana Maria Florentina Brânză

Nickname(s)   Brânzica[1] (and variants Brînzi, Brînzici)

Country represented   Romania

Born    26 November 1984 (age 32)

Bucharest, Romania

Residence      Bragadiru, Ilfov, Romania

Weapon(s)      Épée

Hand   Left-handed

Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)

Weight 63 kg (139 lb; 9.9 st)

National coach(es)     Dan Podeanu

Club    CSA Steaua București

Head coach(es)          Gheorghe Epurescu, Cornel Milan

Former coach(es)       Octavian Zidaru

FIE Ranking   current ranking

Medal record[hide]

Event  1st       2nd      3rd

Olympic Games         1          1          0

World Championships            2          1          3

European Championships     6          3          1

World Cup (individual)            13        10        10

Olympic Games

Gold medal – first place         2016 Rio de Janeiro   Team

Silver medal – second place  2008 Beijing    Individual

World Championships

Gold medal – first place         2010 Paris      Team

Gold medal – first place         2011 Catania  Team

Silver medal – second place  2015 Moscow Team

Bronze medal – third place    2002 Lisbon    Individual

Bronze medal – third place    2011 Catania  Individual

Bronze medal – third place    2013 Budapest           Team

European Championships

Gold medal – first place         2006 Izmir      Team

Gold medal – first place         2008 Kiev       Team

Gold medal – first place         2009 Plovdiv  Team

Gold medal – first place         2011 Sheffield Team

Gold medal – first place         2013 Zagreb   Individual

Gold medal – first place         2014 Strasbourg        Team

Gold medal – first place         2015 Montreux           Team

Silver medal – second place  2008 Kiev       Individual

Silver medal – second place  2012 Legnano Team

Silver medal – second place  2013 Zagreb   Team

Bronze medal – third place    2011 Sheffield Individual