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Olimpia Popa

Olimpia

Olimpia at the Jr. Europeans 1998

In 1997 Olimpia Popa was one of Romania's top juniors and seemed to have a bright future ahead of her.
She followed in the footsteps of teammate Simona Amanar, all the way from SC Farul in Constata to Cetate
Deva.
She competed as a junior in three ITC's and also in the 1998 Jr. Europeans. 1999 was the year Olimpia
became old enough to compete as a senior and she looked to possibly have a chance of making the
worlds team that year, or near in the future.
Unfortunately, a back injury in the middle of the year forced her to give up the sport and return home to
Constata.


Birthdate: February 13, 1984
Hometown: Constata