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Mircea Dobrescu

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMircea•Dobrescu
Used nameMircea•Dobrescu
Nick/petnamesHercule de buzunar
Born5 September 1930 in Cotorca (ROU)
Died6 August 2015 in București (Bucharest) (ROU)
Measurements150 cm / 51 kg
AffiliationsSteaua București, București (ROU)
NOC Romania

Biography

Mircea Dobrescu competed at three Olympics (1952, 1956, 1960), earning a silver medal in flyweight in 1956. He competed at five European Championships, winning silver medals in 1955 and 1957. He was 1954 World University Games Champion and 1955 Balkan Champion. Dobrescu actually continued boxing until 1982 when he was 52-years-old, having competed in over 200 bouts. He was named an Honored Master of Sports in Romania.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Boxing ROU Mircea Dobrescu
Flyweight, Men (Olympic) =5
1956 Summer Olympics Boxing ROU Mircea Dobrescu
Flyweight, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1960 Summer Olympics Boxing ROU Mircea Dobrescu
Flyweight, Men (Olympic) =5