“Talent without work does not bring long-term performance”


Mihai Covaliu, the current president of COSR, was included, in 2013, in the Fencing Hall of Fame by the International Federation of this sport.

He became the first Romanian fencer to win a medal at two different editions of the Olympic Games, in the individual male saber event: gold in Sydney 2000 and bronze in Beijing 2008.

After the 2008 Olympic Games, he retired from competitive activity, becoming the coach of the national saber team.

Mihai Covaliu, Romania’s golden fencer

Under his guidance, Romania won silver at the European Championships in 2009, in Plovdiv, then gold at the World Championships in Antalya, with Rares Dumitrescu winning silver in the individual event.

At the 2010 World Championships in Paris, Cosmin Hănceanu and the Romanian team won the silver medal, so that at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, the Romanian team finished in second place.

Read the full article on ProSport.ro


Source: Promotor by www.promotor.ro.

*The article has been translated based on the content of Promotor by www.promotor.ro. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!