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Ana Maria
POPESCU
Fie ranking
3
ROUMANIE
Age
34
26.11.1984
Weapon
  • Epée (Ranking 3)
  • Fleuret
Handness
Left
Olympic games (Senior Individual Medals)
1
Silver
World championships (Senior Individual Medals)
1
Silver
2
Bronze

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
08 mars 2019 Grand Prix
Budapest (HONGRIE)
1
08 février 2019 Сoupe du monde
Barcelone (ESPAGNE)
34
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Last opponent
Ana Maria
POPESCU
Injeong
CHOI
vs
1
20% wins
Rank
3
ROU
4
80% wins
Rank
15
KOR

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
24.03.2019 Coupe du Monde par équipes Сoupe du monde
Chengdu (CHINE)
03.05.2019 Reinhold-Würth-Cup Сoupe du monde
Tauberbischofsheim (ALLEMAGNE)
03.05.2019 Epee Grand Prix Grand Prix
Cali (COLOMBIE)
05.05.2019 Coupe du Monde par équipes Сoupe du monde
Tauberbischofsheim (ALLEMAGNE)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
24.03.2019 Coupe du Monde par équipes Сoupe du monde
Chengdu (CHINE)
03.05.2019 Reinhold-Würth-Cup Сoupe du monde
Tauberbischofsheim (ALLEMAGNE)
03.05.2019 Epee Grand Prix Grand Prix
Cali (COLOMBIE)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2019-03-08 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
1
2019-02-08 Сoupe du monde
Barcelone (SPAIN)
34
2018-11-09 Сoupe du monde
Tallin (ESTONIA)
34
2018-07-19 Championnat du monde
Wuxi (CHINA)
2
2018-06-18 Championnats de zone
Novi Sad (SERBIA)
6
2018-05-13 Satellite
Bucarest (ROMANIA)
23
2018-05-04 Сoupe du monde
Dubai (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
10
2018-03-23 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
8
2018-02-09 Сoupe du monde
Barcelone (SPAIN)
36
2018-01-19 Сoupe du monde
La Havane (CUBA)
13
2017-12-08 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
1
2017-11-10 Сoupe du monde
Suzhou (CHINA)
26
2017-10-20 Сoupe du monde
Tallin (ESTONIA)
14
2016-12-09 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
6
2016-08-06 Jeux Olympiques
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
9
2016-06-22 Championnats de zone
TORUN (POLAND)
2
2016-05-20 Сoupe du monde
Legnano (ITALY)
6
2016-03-18 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
17
2016-02-12 Сoupe du monde
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
10
2016-01-22 Сoupe du monde
Barcelone (SPAIN)
3
2015-12-05 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
19
2015-11-13 Сoupe du monde
Nanjing (CHINA)
1
2015-10-23 Сoupe du monde
Legnano (ITALY)
17
2015-07-14 Championnat du monde
Moscow (RUSSIA)
17
2015-06-23 Non official
Baku (AZERBAIJAN)
1
2015-06-06 Championnats de zone
Montreux (SWITZERLAND)
5
2015-05-01 Сoupe du monde
Johannesbourg (SOUTH AFRICA)
9
2015-03-20 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
2
2015-02-13 Сoupe du monde
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
5
2015-01-23 Сoupe du monde
Barcelone (SPAIN)
20
2014-12-06 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
5
2014-11-14 Сoupe du monde
Xuzhou (CHINA)
2
2014-10-24 Сoupe du monde
Legnano (ITALY)
2
2014-07-17 Championnat du monde
Kazan (RUSSIA)
9
2014-06-07 Championnats de zone
Strasbourg (FRANCE)
23
2014-05-22 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
9
2014-05-16 Сoupe du monde
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
5
2014-04-26 Grand Prix
Xuzhou (CHINA)
17
2014-03-07 Сoupe du monde
Barcelone (SPAIN)
9
2014-02-28 Сoupe du monde
St-Maur (FRANCE)
3
2014-02-07 Сoupe du monde
Leipzig (GERMANY)
9
2014-02-01 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
1
2014-01-17 Сoupe du monde
Doha (QATAR)
5
2013-08-05 Championnat du monde
Budapest (HUNGARY)
5
2013-06-16 Championnats de zone
Zagreb (CROATIA)
1
2013-05-23 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
1
2013-05-17 Сoupe du monde
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
5
2013-04-27 Grand Prix
Xuzhou (CHINA)
2
2013-03-08 Сoupe du monde
Barcelone (SPAIN)
3
2013-03-01 Сoupe du monde
St-Maur (FRANCE)
1
2013-02-08 Сoupe du monde
Leipzig (GERMANY)
33
2013-02-02 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
3
2013-01-19 Сoupe du monde
Doha (QATAR)
2
2012-07-30 Jeux Olympiques
Londres (GREAT BRITAIN)
11
2012-06-29 Сoupe du monde
Leipzig (GERMANY)
9
2012-06-15 Championnats de zone
Legnano (ITALY)
24
2012-05-19 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
9
2012-05-04 Сoupe du monde
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
5
2012-03-23 Сoupe du monde
St-Maur (FRANCE)
9
2012-03-09 Сoupe du monde
Barcelone (SPAIN)
1
2012-02-25 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
9
2012-02-11 Сoupe du monde
Doha (QATAR)
17
2011-10-10 Championnat du monde
Catania (ITALY)
3
2011-07-14 Championnats de zone
Sheffield (GREAT BRITAIN)
3
2011-06-24 Сoupe du monde
Sydney (AUSTRALIA)
35
2011-06-11 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
18
2011-05-21 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
5
2011-05-06 Сoupe du monde
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
7
2011-03-25 Сoupe du monde
Leipzig (GERMANY)
34
2011-03-11 Сoupe du monde
Barcelone (SPAIN)
1
2011-02-26 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
35
2010-11-04 Championnat du monde
Paris (FRANCE)
19
2010-07-16 Championnats de zone
Leipzig (GERMANY)
21
2010-06-09 Сoupe du monde
La Havane (CUBA)
3
2010-05-28 Grand Prix
Montréal (CANADA)
36
2010-05-14 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
1
2010-03-27 Сoupe du monde
Luxembourg (LUXEMBOURG)
10
2010-03-13 Сoupe du monde
Florina (GREECE)
1
2009-10-02 Championnat du monde
Antalya (TURKEY)
9
2009-07-13 Championnats de zone
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
19
2009-06-06 Сoupe du monde
La Havane (CUBA)
1
2009-05-15 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
1
2009-03-14 Сoupe du monde
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 Jeux Olympiques
Pekin (CHINA)
2
2008-07-04 Championnats de zone
Kiev (UKRAINE)
2
2008-06-06 Сoupe du monde
La Havane (CUBA)
2
2008-05-30 Grand Prix
Montréal (CANADA)
5
2008-05-16 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
5
2008-03-15 Сoupe du monde
Florina (GREECE)
17
2008-03-08 Сoupe du monde
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
1
2008-03-01 Сoupe du monde
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
11
2008-02-22 Grand Prix
Saint-Maur (FRANCE)
5
2008-02-16 Сoupe du monde
Barcelone (SPAIN)
3
2008-02-08 Grand Prix
Rome (ITALY)
10
2008-02-02 Сoupe du monde
Luxembourg (LUXEMBOURG)
3
2008-01-26 Сoupe du monde
Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC)
33
2008-01-18 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
2
2007-09-30 Championnat du monde
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
21
2007-07-02 Championnats de zone
Gand (BELGIUM)
9
2007-06-08 Сoupe du monde
La Havane (CUBA)
3
2007-06-01 Grand Prix
Montréal (CANADA)
17
2007-05-18 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
17
2007-03-17 Сoupe du monde
Florina (GREECE)
1
2007-03-03 Сoupe du monde
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
34
2007-02-16 Grand Prix
Barcelone (SPAIN)
3
2007-02-09 Grand Prix
Rome (ITALY)
11
2007-01-27 Сoupe du monde
Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC)
2
2007-01-19 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
10
2006-10-02 Championnat du monde
Turin (ITALY)
5
2006-05-19 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
6
2006-05-12 Grand Prix
Barcelone (SPAIN)
21
2006-03-11 Сoupe du monde
Athènes (GREECE)
5
2006-03-04 Сoupe du monde
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
6
2006-02-03 Grand Prix
Saint-Maur (FRANCE)
6
2006-01-20 Сoupe du monde
Budapest (HUNGARY)
1
2005-10-09 Championnat du monde
Leipzig (GERMANY)
6
2005-06-03 Grand Prix
Barcelone (SPAIN)
20
2005-05-13 Grand Prix
Nankin (CHINA)
12
2005-03-12 Сoupe du monde
Athènes (GREECE)
10
2005-02-18 Grand Prix
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
20
2005-02-05 Сoupe du monde
Saint-Maur (FRANCE)
6
2005-01-21 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
2
2004-08-15 Jeux Olympiques
Athenes (GREECE)
16
2004-05-21 Grand Prix
Malaga (SPAIN)
45
2004-05-01 Сoupe du monde
Moedling (AUSTRIA)
44
2004-04-05 Championnat du monde
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
1
2004-02-21 Grand Prix
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
32
2004-01-31 Сoupe du monde
Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC)
19
2004-01-24 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
16
2004-01-10 Сoupe du monde
Budapest (HUNGARY)
1
2003-10-06 Championnat du monde
La Havane (CUBA)
37
2003-05-23 Grand Prix
Malaga (SPAIN)
37
2003-05-09 Сoupe du monde
Zürich (SWITZERLAND)
14
2003-05-03 Сoupe du monde
Mödling (AUSTRIA)
52
2003-04-10 Championnat du monde
Trapani (ITALY)
7
2003-03-09 Сoupe du monde
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
21
2003-02-22 Сoupe du monde
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
11
2003-02-01 Сoupe du monde
Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC)
6
2003-01-24 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
30
2003-01-03 Сoupe du monde
Budapest (HUNGARY)
10
2002-11-24 Сoupe du monde
Palerme (ITALY)
9
2002-10-19 Сoupe du monde
Bratislava (SLOVAKIA)
2
2002-08-18 Championnat du monde
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
3
2002-04-01 Championnat du monde
Antalya (TURKEY)
1
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Ranking

Season Ranking Points
Senior
2018/2019 3 − 1 148.00
2017/2018 2 + 69 179.00
2016/2017 71 − 65 21.00
2015/2016 6 − 2 143.00
2014/2015 4 + 1 157.00
2013/2014 5 − 4 134.00
2012/2013 1 + 13 258.00
2011/2012 14 − 12 108.00
2010/2011 2 + 9 156.00
2009/2010 11 − 10 148.00
2008/2009 1 304.00
2007/2008 1 + 7 324.00
2006/2007 8 + 1 162.00
2005/2006 9 − 1 144.00
2004/2005 8 + 31 132.00
2003/2004 39 + 10 41.00
2002/2003 49 − 46 40.00
2001/2002 3 40.00
Junior
2003/2004 5 + 3 96.00
2002/2003 8 74.00
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Information

Further Personal Information

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

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
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)
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
Injeong
CHOI
vs
1
20% wins
Rank
3
ROU
4
80% wins
Rank
15
KOR
History
  • WESTEND Grand Prix (Budapest) 2019-03-08 - GP - S - E
    POPESCU Ana Maria CHOI Injeong
    13 11
  • Jeux Olympiques (Rio de Janeiro) 2016-08-06 - JO - S - E
    POPESCU Ana Maria CHOI Injeong
    8 15
  • Coupe du Monde (Johannesbourg) 2015-05-01 - A - S - E
    POPESCU Ana Maria CHOI Injeong
    8 9
  • Tournoi international (Xuzhou) 2013-04-27 - GP - S - E
    POPESCU Ana Maria CHOI Injeong
    9 15
  • Westend Grand Prix "in Memoriam Sakovics Jozsef" (Budapest) 2012-02-25 - GP - S - E
    POPESCU Ana Maria CHOI Injeong
    11 15

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

Name Nationality Victories - Defeats
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