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Ion Gîrleșteanu

Full name: Ion Gîrleșteanu
Gender: Male
Born: 1900
Affiliations: Stadiul Român, Bucureşti (ROU)
Country: ROU Romania
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Ion Gîrleșteanu 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. Gîrleșteanu played for Stadiul Român in București and played both scrum-half and fly-half at the Olympics. He was capped four times for Romania, playing against France and Czechoslovakia in 1927.


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 #2 2 1924-05-11 USA 37, ROU 0 Halfback 0 0 0 0 0
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