Vasile Pușcașu

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 2
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameVasile•Pușcașu
Used nameVasile•Pușcașu
Born2 May 1956 in Bârsănești (ROU)
Measurements185 cm / 102 kg
AffiliationsSteaua București, București (ROU)
NOC Romania

Biography

Vasile Pușcașu had the following finishes at major championships – 1987 World Championship: 100.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1977 World Championship: 100.0 kg. Freestyle (3rd); 1979 World Championship: 100.0 kg. Freestyle (3rd); 1982 World Championship: 100.0 kg. Freestyle (12th); 1987 European Championship: 100.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1978 European Championship: 100.0 kg. Freestyle (3rd); 1979 European Championship: 100.0 kg. Freestyle (3rd); 1981 European Championship: 100.0 kg. Freestyle (4th); 1980 European Championship: 100.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 1982 European Championship: 100.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 1984 European Championship: 100.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 1977 European Championship: 100.0 kg. Freestyle (6th); 1988 European Championship: 100.0 kg. Freestyle (9th).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Wrestling ROU Vasile Pușcașu
Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 6
1984 Summer Olympics Wrestling ROU Vasile Pușcașu
Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1988 Summer Olympics Wrestling ROU Vasile Pușcașu
Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold

Special Notes