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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com.

 

Romanian fencer Ana Maria Popescu qualifies for the Tokyo Olympics

Romania’s top epee fencer Ana Maria Popescu has officially qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) announced. She finished first in this category's world ranking and thus booked a ticket to her fifth Olympics.

“Bravo, Ana! Team Romania is proud of everything you represent for the Romanian sport! And good luck in the summer!” COSR wrote on Facebook.

Ana Maria Popescu is the 60th athlete to join Team Romania and participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Popescu was part of the Romanian women’s epee team that won the gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She was also a silver medalist in Beijing 2008, in the individual epee event.

She also participated in the Athens 2004 and London 2012 editions of the Olympic Games.

irina.marica@romania-insider.com

(Photo source: Facebook/Comitetul Olimpic si Sportiv Roman)

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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com.

 

Romanian fencer Ana Maria Popescu qualifies for the Tokyo Olympics

Romania’s top epee fencer Ana Maria Popescu has officially qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) announced. She finished first in this category's world ranking and thus booked a ticket to her fifth Olympics.

“Bravo, Ana! Team Romania is proud of everything you represent for the Romanian sport! And good luck in the summer!” COSR wrote on Facebook.

Ana Maria Popescu is the 60th athlete to join Team Romania and participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Popescu was part of the Romanian women’s epee team that won the gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She was also a silver medalist in Beijing 2008, in the individual epee event.

She also participated in the Athens 2004 and London 2012 editions of the Olympic Games.

irina.marica@romania-insider.com

(Photo source: Facebook/Comitetul Olimpic si Sportiv Roman)

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