Zeno Dragomir

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Zeno Dragomir
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Dragomir in 1947
Personal information
Born27 June 1923
Event(s) Pole vault
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)4.20 m (1952) [1]

Zeno Dragomir (27 June 1923 – 1967) was a Romanian pole vaulter. He competed at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki and placed 18th. [1]

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  1. 1 2 Zeno Dragomir. sports-reference.com