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Valeriu Bularcă

Full name: Valeriu Bularcă
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: February 14, 1931 in Întorsura Buzăului, Covasna, Romania
Died: February 7, 2017 in Brașov, Braşov, Romania
Country: ROU Romania
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Valeriu Bularcă was the first Romanian to win a major international medal in wrestling, earning a bronze at the 1958 World Championships. He improved that in 1961 when he became World Champion in Greco-Roman at 73 kg. Bularcă competed at two Olympic Games, winning a silver medal in 1964. He was a six-time Romanian Champion. Bularcă started wrestling with CS Steagu Red Braşov but later moved to CS Dinamo Braşov. He later became a wrestling coach with CS Steagu Red Braşov and was made an Honored Master of Sports in Romania.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman Romania ROU 15T
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman Romania ROU 2 Silver

Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Romania ROU Final Standings 2 1964-10-16
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Romania ROU Final Round Match #1 1 1964-10-19 Bularcă (ROU) decision, Gvantseladze (URS)
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Romania ROU Final Round Match #3 1T 1964-10-19 Bularcă (ROU) draw, Fujita (JPN)
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Romania ROU Round Five 2T 1964-10-19 6
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Romania ROU Round Five Match #2 1T 1964-10-19 Ayvaz (TUR) draw, Bularcă (ROU) 2
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Romania ROU Round Four 2T 1964-10-19 4
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Romania ROU Round Four Match #3 1 1964-10-19 Bularcă (ROU) decision, Johnsson (SWE) 1
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Romania ROU Round Three 3T 1964-10-18 3
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Romania ROU Round Three Match #2 1 1964-10-18 Bularcă (ROU) foul (7:58), Burke (USA) 0
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Romania ROU Round Two 7 1964-10-17 3
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Romania ROU Round Two Match #3 1 1964-10-17 Bularcă (ROU) decision, Kim (KOR) 1
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Romania ROU Round One 8T 1964-10-16 2
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Wrestling Romania ROU Round One Match #4 1T 1964-10-16 Bularcă (ROU) , Tapio (FIN) draw 2

Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Romania ROU Round Three 15T 1960-08-29 7
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Romania ROU Round Three Match #3 2 1960-08-29 Ansbøl (DEN) fall (3:36), Bularcă (ROU) 4
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Romania ROU Round Two 8T 1960-08-27 3
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Romania ROU Round Two Match #4 1 1960-08-27 Bularcă (ROU) decision, Oomen (BEL) 1
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Romania ROU Round One 14T 1960-08-26 2
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Romania ROU Round One Match #4 1T 1960-08-26 Bularcă (ROU) draw, Petkov (BUL) 2
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