Alina Dumitru

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Birthday
30, 1982
Birthplace
Bucharest, Romania
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1982 (age 35)
Birthplace
Bucharest, Romania

About

Judoka who is widely considered the most successful in Romanian history. She won a record eight European Judo Championships from 2004 to 2012 and took home the gold medal in the 48-kilogram weight class at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Before Fame

She grew up in Ploiești, Romania and began practicing judo in 1994. She became a Junior World Champion in 2000.

Trivia

Her victory over judo legend Ryoko Tani at the 2008 Olympics was considered a massive upset and made her the first Romanian judoka to win an Olympic gold medal. 

Family Life

She has been married. 

Associated With

She finished ahead of Tiffany Day at the Olympics.

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