[April 6] Olympic champions donated clothes for charity
Olympic champions and Romanian gymnastics stars
Raducan and Monica
Rosu donated some of their clothes
at a Charity auction for the benefit of Romanian athletes
in need. The auction was organized by the Romanian National
Sport Agency, headed by Octavian
Belu, the former coach of the Romanian gymnastics
Romanian gymnastics Star Andreea
Raducan, the Romanian gymnastics star which has attracted
a huge sympathy during Sydney Games after being asked to return
her Olympic medal (found positive at drug test) , offered
her gymnastics costume from Sydney Games; it was sold with
35mil. Lei, around $1500.
The T-shirt used by Romanian gymnast Monica
Rosu during the warm up at Athens Olympic Games was
sold with 16 mil. Lei, around $700.
Romanian gymnasts has recently got
more involved in charity events, a new phenomenon in Romania,
one of the poorest European countries.
Using a licensed program famous in
West, "dancing for You", The Romanian TV station
ProTV will have a live charity dance contest tonight, where
Ungureanu, a former Romanian gymnastics (and Playboy...)
Star will compete to raise funds for a charity.
Ungureanu during ProTV's charity Show
On Sunday, same ProTV station will broadcast a special recorded
edition of same show, featuring Nadia
Comaneci herself, performing a traditional Moldavian
dance, wearing a rare 120 years old popular costume. She recently
bought a $2000 painting at a Bucharest charity auction and
has offered 1-year long bourses to the young gymnasts from
CSS 2 Bucharest gymnastics Club.
Romanian Gymnastics News Archive.