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Sabina Cojocar

Full name: Sabina Carolina Cojocar
Birthday: October 23, 1985
Hometown: Sibiu
Family: Parents and older brother, Vasi
Homeclub: CSS Sibiu
Hobbies: Creating embroideries of landscapes and Icons, drawing, collecting stuffed animals
Favorite Event: Floor Exercise

Sabina began gymnastics at the local club in her hometown of Sibiu at age four. During her training there she was coached by former gymnast Raluca Burgner. She showed supreme talent as a junior and made a name for herself upon winning the 2000 Junior Europeans. Sabina went on to compete well as a senior, winning the 2001 Goodwill Games and participating in two World Championships, before she left Deva in 2003 with health problems. She continued to train at her home club in Sibiu and attempted a comeback in early 2004, although it only lasted a brief time period. Although Sabina never experienced the level of individual success that was predicted of her, she represented Romania on the international scene for three years and will be remembered for her tremendous talent and spunky nature.
1993 Romanian Junior Natioanls Category IV- 1st A-A
1997 Gala International de Gymnastique de Thorigne- 1st Team
1997 Romanian Nationals- 2nd Team (CSS Sibiu)
1999 Romanian Nationals-9th A-A
2000 ROM vs FRA Jr Dual Meet-1st Team, 1st A-A
2000 Hungarian International-3rd A-A, 3rd BB
2000 Jr Europeans-2nd Team, 1st A-A, 1st V, 1st BB, 2nd FX
2000 Romanian International-4th A-A(exhibition only)
2000 Romanian Jr Nationals-1st A-A, 1st V
2000 ITC-2nd Team
2001 ATC-2nd Team
2001 ROM vs GBR Dual Meet-1st Team, 2nd A-A(tied w/ Raducan)
2001 ROM vs BUL vs FRA Tri Meet-1st Team, 1st A-A
2001 Goodwill Games-1st A-A, 3rd FX, 6th BB
2001 ROM vs NED Dual Meet-7th A-A
2001 Romanian Nationals-1st A-A
2001 World Championships- 1st Team, 6th A-A
2001 Massilia Cup- 1st Team, 6th A-A, 2nd V, 6th UB
2002 ROM vs GBR Dual Meet- 1st Team, 11th A-A (one event only)
2002 Pre-Debrecen Meet- 1st V, 2rd FX, 2nd BB
2002 Siska International- 1st A-A, 1st FX, 4th V, 2nd UB, 6th BB
2002 Massilia Cup- 1st FX, 3rd V
2002 World Championships (Event Finals Only)- 5th V, 9th FX