Agafia Constantin

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Agafia Constantin
Medal record
Women's canoe sprint
Representing Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
Olympic Games
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1984 Los Angeles K-4 500 m
World Championships
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1977 Sofia K-2 500 m
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1974 Mexico City K-4 500 m
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1978 Belgrade K-2 500 m
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1978 Belgrade K-4 500 m
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1979 Duisburg K-2 500 m
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1979 Duisburg K-4 500 m
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1981 Nottingham K-2 500 m
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1983 Tampere K-4 500 m

Agafia Orlov-Buhaev-Constantin (born April 19, 1955) is a Romanian sprint canoer who competed from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s. Competing in three Summer Olympics, she won a gold medal in the K-4 500 m event at Los Angeles in 1984.

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1984 Summer Olympics Games of the XXIII Olympiad, held in Los Angeles in 1984

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Constantin also won eight medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a silver (K-2 500 m: 1977) and seven bronzes (K-2 500 m: 1978, 1979, 1981; K-4 500 m: 1974, 1978, 1979, 1983).

The ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships are an international event in canoeing, one of two Summer Olympic sport events organized by the International Canoe Federation. The World Championships have taken place every non-Olympic year since 1970 and officially included paracanoe events since 2010; since 2012, paracanoe-specific editions of this event have been held in Summer Paralympic years.

The 1977 Canoe Sprint World Championships were held in Sofia, Bulgaria.

1978 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

The 1978 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships were held in Belgrade, Yugoslavia for a record third time. The Yugoslavian city had previously hosted the championships in 1971 and 1975.

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