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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Bucharest

Population

21,200,000

Size

238,391km²

Languages

  • Romanian

Romania profile on BBC News

Records

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
2 5 2
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
4 1 3
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
8 5 6

Sandra Izbasa Izbasa deprives Maroney of gold

Romania's Sandra Izbasa wins her second Olympic title with victory over US world champion McKayla Maroney in the vault.

5 Aug 12

South Korea celebrate winning the men's team sabre South Korea win men's team sabre

Men's Team Sabre

3 Aug 12

South Korea secure their fifth fencing medal of London 2012 as they beat Romania 45-26 in the men's team sabre final.

USA win US beat Russia to gymnastics gold

Women's Team

31 Jul 12

The United States women's gymnastics team beat Russia to gold as Britain finish sixth in the North Greenwich Arena.

Kaori Matsumoto Matsumoto takes -57kg judo gold

Women's -57kg

30 Jul 12

Japan's world number one Kaori Matsumoto beats Romania's Corina Caprioriu to secure the women's -57kg gold medal.

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Romania at the Olympics

27 London 2012 ranking

17 Beijing 2008 ranking

1900 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Gymnastics - Artistic 1 1 1 RANK 5
Shooting 1 0 0 RANK 5
Judo 0 2 0 RANK 12
View the London 2012 medal table for Romania