LIPA - OLENIUC Elisabeta (1964) Romania / Rowing
This Romanian rower had an exceptional Olympic career which began at the Los Angeles Games in 1984 and ended on Penrith Lakes in Sydney. During that time she picked up 8 Olympic medals, four of them gold.This young woman with an impressive physique won the Skiff in 1984 under her maiden name before collecting only a silver and a bronze in Seoul. In Barcelona she again won the gold medal in the Skiff, as well as a silver in the pairs.As a member of the Romanian eight in Atlanta and Sydney she was again crowned twice. She will now return to an ordered life in Bucharest, where she is a policewoman.