Romanian gymnast who won three gold medals at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, on the balance beam, floor, and team events.
She started her competitive gymnastics career at the 2003 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.
She earned three gold medals at the 2004 Summer Olympics: one in balance beam, one in floor, and one as a member of the Romanian gymnastics team.
She was born in 1987 to Carmen Barbascu.
She tied with Aly Raisman at the 2012 London Summer Olympics.