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Gheorghe Benția

Full name: Gheorghe Benția
Gender: Male
Born: 1897
Affiliations: Stadiul Român, Bucureşti (ROU)
Country: ROU Romania
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Gheorghe Benția played rugby football for the Romanian team that won a bronze medal at the 1924 Paris Olympics. There were only three teams in the 1924 Olympic tournament and the Romanians won the bronze medal despite losing both of their matches badly, losing 61-3 to France, and 37-0 to the United States. In the USA game he was carried off injured on a stretcher. Benția played for Stadiul Român in București and played as a winger. He earned four caps for Romania between 1919-24, but never scored. Benția also played for Romania at the 1919 Inter-Allied Games.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer Paris Rugby Men's Rugby Romania ROU 3 Bronze

Men's Rugby

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result Position PTS T C P DG
1924 Summer Paris Rugby Romania ROU Round-Robin Match #1 2 1924-05-04 FRA 61, ROU 3 Back 0 0 0 0 0
1924 Summer Paris Rugby Romania ROU Round-Robin Match #2 2 1924-05-11 USA 37, ROU 0 Back 0 0 0 0 0
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