Ileana Gyulai-Drîmbă-Jenei

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 2
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameIleana•Gyulai-Drîmbă-Jenei
Used nameIleana•Gyulai-Drîmbă-Jenei
Other namesIlona Gyulai
Born12 June 1946 in Cluj-Napoca (ROU)
Died25 August 2021
Measurements164 cm / 61 kg
AffiliationsSteaua București, București (ROU)
NOC Romania

Biography

Romanian fencer Ileana Gyulai-Drîmbă-Jenei was a four-time Olympian who won bronze medals in team foil in 1968 and 1972. She was a seven-time medalist at the World Championships, with a gold medal in 1969 team foil, along with three silver and three bronze medals won from 1965 to 1974. She also won five European Champions Cups with the CSA Steaua foil team. Gyulai-Drîmbă-Jenei was a three-time Romanian champion in individual foil and won 15 national titles in the team event.

Gyulai-Drîmbă-Jenei was inducted into the International Fencing Federation Hall of Fame and in 1970 she was named Romanian Sportswoman of the Year. Her other honors include being named a Master of Sports, a Master Emeritus of Sports, and being awarded the National Cross “Faithful Service” class III.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Fencing ROU Ileana Gyulai
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) DNS
Foil, Team, Women (Olympic) Romania 5
1968 Summer Olympics Fencing ROU Ileana Drîmbă
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) =13
Foil, Team, Women (Olympic) Romania 3 Bronze
1972 Summer Olympics Fencing ROU Ileana Gyulai
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) 4 p3 r2/4
Foil, Team, Women (Olympic) Romania 3 Bronze
1976 Summer Olympics Fencing ROU Ileana Jenei
Foil, Team, Women (Olympic) Romania =7

Olympic family relations

Special Notes