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Mihai Bagiu

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMihai Florin•Bagiu
Used nameMihai•Bagiu
Born10 April 1971 in Timișoara (ROU)
AffiliationsGold Cup Gymnastics
NOC United States

Biography

Mihai Bagiu competed in gymnastics at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, helping the men’s team to a fifth-place finish. Bagiu also was a team member at the 1994 and 1995 World Championships. He won two medals at the 1995 Pan American Games, a gold in the team event, and silver on pommel horse, his favorite apparatus. He was a national team member from 1990-97. Bagiu won the pommel horse event at the 1995 McDonald’s American Cup, and also helped the USA to a team victory over France at the 1996 Budget Rent-a-Car Gymnastics Invitational.

Bagiu was born in Romania, but came to the US in 1979 with his family, and became a US citizen in 1989. He later became a certified personal fitness counselor with the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). With his brother, Mitch, he co-owned the MB2 Appraisal consultants in Littleton, Colorado.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) USA Mihai Bagiu
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 108 r1/2
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) United States 5
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 97 r1/1
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 102 r1/1
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 68 r1/1
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 56 r1/1

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