Stela Perin

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameStela•Perin
Used nameStela•Perin
Born6 May 1934 in Arad (ROU)
NOC Romania


Stela Perin was born in Arad. A member of the Romanian women’s Olympic gymnastics team in 1952, she was the most successful out of her eight teammates, scoring 71.85 individual points for a 25th place finish out of 134 competitors in individual all-around. She also placed in the top-30 in floor exercise and horse vault events. One of the top female gymnasts in her country of the 1950s, Perin won national titles at the Romanian National Championships in vault (1950, 1951, 1952, 1953) and floor exercise (1952, 1953 and 1954). She later became a gymnastics coach, and was awarded the title master of sports.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) ROU Stela Perin
Individual All-Around, Women (Olympic) 25
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) Romania 9
Team Portable Apparatus, Women (Olympic) Romania =12
Floor Exercise, Women (Olympic) 23
Horse Vault, Women (Olympic) =20
Uneven Bars, Women (Olympic) =58
Balance Beam, Women (Olympic) =31