Maria Ștefan

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Maria Ștefan
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Personal information
Born16 February 1954 (1954-02-16) (age 66)
Jurilovca, Romania [1]
Height170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
Sport Canoe sprint
ClubDanubiu Tulcea
CS Dinamo București [2]

Maria Ştefan (later Mihoreanu, and Cosma, born 16 February 1954) is a retired Romanian sprint canoer who competed at the 1976, 1980 and 1984 Olympics. She won a gold medal in the K-4 500 m event in 1984 and placed fourth-fifth in the singles in 1976 and 1980. [1] She won three bronze medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, one each in the K-1 500 m (1983), the K-2 500 m (1981), and the K-4 500 m (1983) events. [2] Her sister-in-law Maria Nichiforov is also a former Olympic canoer. [1]

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