Name: Nicolae Valerian Forminte
Date of Birth: 17 OCT 1956
Organization ID: ROM
Profession: coach of the Romanian gymnastics National
NOC code: ROM
Place of birth: Campulung Moldovenesc, Suceava county,
Marital status: married with Mariana (housewife)
Children: Dragos Nicolae, 1st y., High School "Mircea
cel Batran" Constanta
IEFS-Romanian Sport Institute (1980)
1990-1992 Licensed sport teacher
1990: Meritus Coach
First Club: C.S. Farul Constanta
Best result: Athens Olympic Games / 4 Gold medals,
1 Silver, 1 Bronze
Athletes trained: Daniela
right: Romanian gymnasts medalists at European Championships
Model coach: "I like to believe that you can find
in me a little bit of my coleaguess and...inverse"
Athlete: Gheorghe Hagi (soccer player)
Gymnast (Romania): Simona
Gymnast (World): Lidia Potkopayeva
Apparatus: Vault and Floor
Books: Napoleon Bonaparte
Hobby: driving, reading, movies
Wanted result in career:
Gold at Geijing - as main coach
Best moment: "the born of my son"
Worst moment: " my parents -too early- deaths"
Forminte was a member of National Team staff. During 1993-1998
he was at:
- 4 European Championships;
-4 World Championships;
-Atlanta Olympic Games
"During those years, my tho atheltes, Daniela Maranduca
Amanar got 35 medals: 21 Gold medals, 7 Silver medals
and7 Bronze medals, not to mention the medals obtained by
the other atheltes members of the Romanian national team."
Forminte is "Honorable Citizen" of Constanta
and Deva city.
Forminte was decorated by two Romanian Presidents:
"National Medal for Merit", 3rd class;
"Sport Merit" , 3rd class;
"Sport Merit" 2nd class.
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