Ivan Patzaichin died – Mourning in Romanian sports activities

Ivan Patzaichin, legend of Romanian rowing, died. The previous nice sportsman of Romania had been hospitalized for greater than a month on the Elias Hospital within the Capital.

Ivan PatzaichinPicture: AGERPRES

The nice athlete was 71 years previous.

Ivan Patzaichin, a number of European, world and Olympic kayak-canoe champion, former coach of the Olympic kayak-canoe crew, was born on November 26, 1949 in Mila 23, Tulcea County.

He began taking part in sports activities in Tulcea, on the age of 18 he was transferred to the kayak-canoe part of the Dinamo membership, the place he managed an distinctive sports activities profession. Within the 17 years devoted to efficiency sports activities, he has received over 40 nationwide champion titles and over 30 Balkan champions.

A number of European, world and Olympic champion

He was European champion in 1969. He received the gold medal eight instances, the silver medal seven instances and the bronze medal seven instances on the World Championships. He achieved his biggest performances on the Olympic Video games, the place he was current at 5 editions (1968 – 1984), successful Olympic gold 4 instances: Mexico 1968 (C2 1,000 m), Munich 1972, (C1 1,000 m), Moscow 1980, (C2 1,000 m) and Los Angeles 1984 (C2 1,000 m), and thrice silver medal (1972, 1980 and 1984), based on csdinamo.eu.

He retired from aggressive exercise, in 1984, dedicating himself to teaching, at first on the membership the place he spent his whole profession, Dinamo. In 1983 he graduated from the Institute of Bodily Training and Sports activities, and in 2008 he defended his dissertation on the grasp’s diploma in Bodily Training and the administration of sports activities buildings and actions. In 1986 he was promoted, as a coach, to the nationwide crew, in order that from 1995 he was appointed coordinating coach of the nationwide Olympic crew.

Over 150 titles received in his outstanding teaching profession

He managed to win over 150 titles as coach of the nationwide and Olympic kayak-canoe crew, through which he was current on the 1992 Olympics – Barcelona, ​​1996 – Atlanta, 2000 – Sydney, 2004 – Athens, 2008 – Beijing, based on website https://rowmania.ro. Between 1990 and 1998, he contributed to 2 medals on the Olympic Video games, 23 on the World Championships and ten on the European Championships. In 2000, Patzaichin-trained athletes received three silver medals on the European Championships in Poznan and a gold and a bronze medal on the Sydney Olympics. He was vice-president of the Romanian Kayak-Canoe Federation and vice-president of the Romanian Olympic Committee (elected in 1990).

In 1990, the Worldwide Olympic Committee awarded him the best distinction of this discussion board, specifically the Platinum Column Olympic Order, in 2000 he was awarded the Nationwide Order “Devoted Service” within the rank of Officer, and in 2008 he was awarded “Sports activities Advantage” class I, by President Traian Băsescu.

He obtained the Golden Column, COSR’s highest distinction

King Mihai I awarded him, on September 13, 2010, throughout a ceremony held on the Elisabeta Palace in Bucharest, the Royal Ornament “Nihil Sine Deo”, for particular deserves dropped at the Romanian sport. In April 2019, Ivan Patzaichin obtained the Golden Column, the best distinction of the Romanian Olympic and Sports activities Committee. In 2016, he was awarded the tutorial title of Physician Honoris Causa of the Nationwide College of Bodily Training and Sports activities in Bucharest. Ivan Patzaichin was declared the twentieth Century Athlete by the Worldwide Kayak-Canoe Federation.

In 2010, he based the Ivan Patzaichin – Mila 23 Affiliation, along with Teodor Frolu (specialist in inventive industries).

Ivan Patzaichin, Olympic document holder

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