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Vasile Andrei

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Sport  Greco-Roman wrestling
Weight  100 kg
Height  1.9 m

Role  Olympic athlete
Name  Vasile Andrei
Club  FC Steaua Bucuresti
Vasile Andrei

Born  28 July 1955 (age 67) (1955-07-28) Albesti, Romania
Olympic medals  Wrestling at the 1980 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Heavyweight
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Vasile Andrei (born 28 July 1955) is a retired heavyweight wrestler from Romania. He competed in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 1980, 1984 and 1988 Olympics and won a bronze medal in 1980 and a gold medal in 1984. At the 1984 Olympics he also placed sixth in freestyle wrestling, and in 1980 and 1988 served as flag bearer for Romania at the opening ceremony. At the world and European championships he won six medals in Greco-Roman wrestling between 1979 and 1987.

Andrei took up wrestling at Progresul Bucuresti coached by Dumitru P├órvulescu and later moved to Steaua Bucure┼čti. After retiring from competitions he worked as a wrestling coach, and in 2000 trained the Tunisian national team.


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