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Ana Maria
POPESCU
Fie ranking
35
ROMANIA
Age
32
26.11.1984
Weapon
  • Epée
Handness
Left
Olympic games (Senior Individual Medals)
1
Silver
World championships (Senior Individual Medals)
2
Bronze

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
09 December 2016 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
6
06 August 2016 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
9
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Last opponent
Ana Maria
POPESCU
Ewa
NELIP
vs
3
50% wins
Rank
35
ROU
3
50% wins
Rank
15
POL

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
20.07.2017 Championnats du Monde World Championship
Leipzig (GERMANY)
26.07.2017 Championnats du Monde World Championship
Leipzig (GERMANY)
20.08.2017 2017 Summer Universiades Non official
Taipei (CHINESE TAIPEI)
20.08.2017 2017 Summer Universiade Non official
Taipei (CHINESE TAIPEI)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
20.07.2017 Championnats du Monde World Championship
Leipzig (GERMANY)
26.07.2017 Championnats du Monde World Championship
Leipzig (GERMANY)
20.08.2017 2017 Summer Universiades Non official
Taipei (CHINESE TAIPEI)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2016-12-09 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
6
2016-08-06 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
9
2016-06-22 Zone Championships
TORUN (POLAND)
2
2016-05-20 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
6
2016-03-18 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
17
2016-02-12 World Cup
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
10
2016-01-22 World Cup
Barcelone (SPAIN)
3
2015-12-05 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
19
2015-11-13 World Cup
Nanjing (CHINA)
1
2015-10-23 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
17
2015-07-14 World Championship
Moscow (RUSSIA)
17
2015-06-23 Non official
Baku (AZERBAIJAN)
1
2015-06-06 Zone Championships
Montreux (SWITZERLAND)
5
2015-05-01 World Cup
Johannesbourg (SOUTH AFRICA)
9
2015-03-20 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
2
2015-02-13 World Cup
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
5
2015-01-23 World Cup
Barcelone (SPAIN)
20
2014-12-06 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
5
2014-11-14 World Cup
Xuzhou (CHINA)
2
2014-10-24 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
2
2014-07-17 World Championship
Kazan (RUSSIA)
9
2014-06-07 Zone Championships
Strasbourg (FRANCE)
23
2014-05-22 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
9
2014-05-16 World Cup
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
5
2014-04-26 Grand Prix
Xuzhou (CHINA)
17
2014-03-07 World Cup
Barcelone (SPAIN)
9
2014-02-28 World Cup
St-Maur (FRANCE)
3
2014-02-07 World Cup
Leipzig (GERMANY)
9
2014-02-01 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
1
2014-01-17 World Cup
Doha (QATAR)
5
2013-08-05 World Championship
Budapest (HUNGARY)
5
2013-06-16 Zone Championships
Zagreb (CROATIA)
1
2013-05-23 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
1
2013-05-17 World Cup
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
5
2013-04-27 Grand Prix
Xuzhou (CHINA)
2
2013-03-08 World Cup
Barcelone (SPAIN)
3
2013-03-01 World Cup
St-Maur (FRANCE)
1
2013-02-08 World Cup
Leipzig (GERMANY)
33
2013-02-02 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
3
2013-01-19 World Cup
Doha (QATAR)
2
2012-07-30 Olympic Games
Londres (GREAT BRITAIN)
11
2012-06-29 World Cup
Leipzig (GERMANY)
9
2012-06-15 Zone Championships
Legnano (ITALY)
24
2012-05-19 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
9
2012-05-04 World Cup
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
5
2012-03-23 World Cup
St-Maur (FRANCE)
9
2012-03-09 World Cup
Barcelone (SPAIN)
1
2012-02-25 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
9
2012-02-11 World Cup
Doha (QATAR)
17
2011-10-10 World Championship
Catania (ITALY)
3
2011-07-14 Zone Championships
Sheffield (GREAT BRITAIN)
3
2011-06-24 World Cup
Sydney (AUSTRALIA)
35
2011-06-11 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
18
2011-05-21 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
5
2011-05-06 World Cup
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
7
2011-03-25 World Cup
Leipzig (GERMANY)
34
2011-03-11 World Cup
Barcelone (SPAIN)
1
2011-02-26 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
35
2010-11-04 World Championship
Paris (FRANCE)
19
2010-07-16 Zone Championships
Leipzig (GERMANY)
21
2010-06-09 World Cup
La Havane (CUBA)
3
2010-05-28 Grand Prix
Montréal (CANADA)
36
2010-05-14 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
1
2010-03-27 World Cup
Luxembourg (LUXEMBOURG)
10
2010-03-13 World Cup
Florina (GREECE)
1
2009-10-02 World Championship
Antalya (TURKEY)
9
2009-07-13 Zone Championships
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
19
2009-06-06 World Cup
La Havane (CUBA)
1
2009-05-15 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
1
2009-03-14 World Cup
Florina (GREECE)
3
2009-02-20 Grand Prix
Saint-Maur (FRANCE)
3
2009-02-06 Grand Prix
Rome (ITALY)
2
2009-01-24 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
1
2009-01-16 Grand Prix
Budapeste (HUNGARY)
9
2008-08-13 Olympic Games
Pekin (CHINA)
2
2008-07-04 Zone Championships
Kiev (UKRAINE)
2
2008-06-06 World Cup
La Havane (CUBA)
2
2008-05-30 Grand Prix
Montréal (CANADA)
5
2008-05-16 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
5
2008-03-15 World Cup
Florina (GREECE)
17
2008-03-08 World Cup
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
1
2008-03-01 World Cup
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
11
2008-02-22 Grand Prix
Saint-Maur (FRANCE)
5
2008-02-16 World Cup
Barcelone (SPAIN)
3
2008-02-08 Grand Prix
Rome (ITALY)
10
2008-02-02 World Cup
Luxembourg (LUXEMBOURG)
3
2008-01-26 World Cup
Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC)
33
2008-01-18 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
2
2007-09-30 World Championship
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
21
2007-07-02 Zone Championships
Gand (BELGIUM)
9
2007-06-08 World Cup
La Havane (CUBA)
3
2007-06-01 Grand Prix
Montréal (CANADA)
17
2007-05-18 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
17
2007-03-17 World Cup
Florina (GREECE)
1
2007-03-03 World Cup
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
34
2007-02-16 Grand Prix
Barcelone (SPAIN)
3
2007-02-09 Grand Prix
Rome (ITALY)
11
2007-01-27 World Cup
Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC)
2
2007-01-19 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
10
2006-10-02 World Championship
Turin (ITALY)
5
2006-05-19 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
6
2006-05-12 Grand Prix
Barcelone (SPAIN)
21
2006-03-11 World Cup
Athènes (GREECE)
5
2006-03-04 World Cup
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
6
2006-02-03 Grand Prix
Saint-Maur (FRANCE)
6
2006-01-20 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
1
2005-10-09 World Championship
Leipzig (GERMANY)
6
2005-06-03 Grand Prix
Barcelone (SPAIN)
20
2005-05-13 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
12
2005-03-12 World Cup
Athènes (GREECE)
10
2005-02-18 Grand Prix
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
20
2005-02-05 World Cup
Saint-Maur (FRANCE)
6
2005-01-21 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
2
2004-08-15 Olympic Games
Athenes (GREECE)
16
2004-05-21 Grand Prix
Malaga (SPAIN)
45
2004-05-01 World Cup
Moedling (AUSTRIA)
44
2004-04-05 World Championship
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
1
2004-02-21 Grand Prix
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
32
2004-01-31 World Cup
Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC)
19
2004-01-24 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
16
2004-01-10 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
1
2003-10-06 World Championship
La Havane (CUBA)
37
2003-05-23 Grand Prix
Malaga (SPAIN)
37
2003-05-09 World Cup
Zürich (SWITZERLAND)
14
2003-05-03 World Cup
Mödling (AUSTRIA)
52
2003-04-10 World Championship
Trapani (ITALY)
7
2003-03-09 World Cup
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
21
2003-02-22 World Cup
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
11
2003-02-01 World Cup
Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC)
6
2003-01-24 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
30
2003-01-03 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
10
2002-11-24 World Cup
Palerme (ITALY)
9
2002-10-19 World Cup
Bratislava (SLOVAKIA)
2
2002-08-18 World Championship
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
3
2002-04-01 World Championship
Antalya (TURKEY)
1
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Ranking

Season Ranking Points
Senior
2016/2017 35 − 29 45.0
2015/2016 6 − 2 143.0
2014/2015 4 + 1 157.0
2013/2014 5 − 4 134.0
2012/2013 1 + 13 258.0
2011/2012 14 − 12 108.0
2010/2011 2 + 9 156.0
2009/2010 11 − 10 148.0
2008/2009 1 304.0
2007/2008 1 + 7 324.0
2006/2007 8 + 1 162.0
2005/2006 9 − 1 144.0
2004/2005 8 + 31 132.0
2003/2004 39 + 10 41.0
2002/2003 49 − 46 40.0
2001/2002 3 40.0
Junior
2003/2004 5 + 3 96.0
2002/2003 8 74.0
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Information

Further Personal Information

Marital status Married
Family Husband Pavel Popescu
Occupation Sports Administrator
Languages English, Romanian, Spanish
Higher education Physical Education - University of Craiova: Romania
Other names Ana Maria Branza
Residence Bucharest, ROU

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport in 1996 in Bucharest, Romania.
Why this sport? Her parents wanted her to take up a sport. She initially played tennis before her elder brother Marius, who was a member of CSA Steaua Bucuresti's youth football team, took her to his club's fencing hall. After six months of training, she became national champion in her age group.
Club / Team CSA Steaua Bucuresti: Romania
Name of coach Dan Podeanu [national]; George Epurescu [national]
Handedness Left

General Interest

Hobbies Spinning, roller skating, growing plants. (Facebook page, 18 Jun 2017)
Injuries She had a problem with her left hand following the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (ESCRIME XXI, 08 Mar 2012)
Awards and honours In 2017 she and her teammates from the national epee team received the Performance and Team Spirit Award from Romanian news agency News.ro. (frscrima.ro, 28 Mar 2017)

In 2016 she received a Sports Merit Order Class I from the government of Romania. (frscrima.ro, 27 Sep 2016)

In 2016 she was named an Honorary Citizen in Bucharest, Romania. (frscrima.ro, 09 Nov 2016)

In 2015 she was named Athlete of the Year by the CSA Steaua Bucuresti club in Romania. (mediafax.ro, 17 Dec 2015)
Famous relatives Her husband Pavel Popescu has played water polo for CSA Steaua Bucuresti in Romania. (Facebook profile, 17 Jun 2017; agerpres.ro, 03 Oct 2014)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (mediafax.ro, 10 Jun 2015)
Other information OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has served as vice president of the Federatia Romana de Scrima [Romanian Fencing Federation]. (frscrima.ro, 22 May 2017)

BREAK
In December 2016 she decided to take a break from the sport. In March the following year she announced she intended to return to competition in October 2017. (sptfm.ro, 09 Mar 2017)
Last opponent
Ana Maria
POPESCU
Ewa
NELIP
vs
3
50% wins
Rank
35
ROU
3
50% wins
Rank
15
POL
History
  • Grand Prix du Qatar (Doha) 2016-12-09 - GP - S - E
    POPESCU Ana Maria NELIP Ewa
    7 10
  • Jeux Européens (Baku) 2015-06-23 - NF - S - E
    POPESCU Ana Maria NELIP Ewa
    4 3
  • Westend Grand Prix "in Memoriam Sakovics Jozsef" (Budapest) 2015-03-20 - GP - S - E
    POPESCU Ana Maria NELIP Ewa
    13 11
  • Epée internationale (Rio de Janeiro) 2014-05-16 - A - S - E
    POPESCU Ana Maria NELIP Ewa
    15 9
  • Championnats d'Europe (Leipzig) 2010-07-16 - CHZ - S - E
    POPESCU Ana Maria NELIP Ewa
    0 5
  • Epée internationale (Montréal) 2010-05-28 - GP - S - E
    POPESCU Ana Maria NELIP Ewa
    7 8

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

Name Nationality Victories - Defeats
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