Click the names to see their dedicated pages:
Nadia Comăneci – probably the most famous Romanian, after Dracula. Queen of gymnastics, conquerer of the perfect 10 at the Montreal Olympics, 1976. Our favorite quote from her: “Don’t pray for an easy life, pray to be a strong person.
Ilie Năstase – Nasty Boy of world Tennis, first No. 1 of the Open Era.
Gheorghe Hagi – best Romanian football player the world knows about
Mircea Lucescu – most successful Romanian football trainer internationally
Gheorghe Muresan – Big Ghitza of the NBA
Constantina Diţă – Winner of the Beijing Olympic Marathon at age 38