The best gymnast from Buzau , Gabriela Dragoi, retired. The announcement was made last night at the Sports Gala 2012 when Gabi received the last awards as an athlete. Her performance in the sport was applauded for minutes by all participants in the ceremony and gabriela thanked everyone from Buzau for supporting her in all competition. Last night, Gabriela Dragoi was awarded Lifetime Achievement by the Romanian Olympic Academy also.
Gabriela Dragoi, born in 1992 began her sports career at CSS Buzau under the guidance of coaches Costică Clinciu and Gabriela Robu. She was part of gymnastics national team and she achieved the highest performance in 2008 Beijing Olympics where she won the bronze medal with the team and at the European Championships in Clermont where she won the gold medal with the team. Gabriela Dragoi is currently a student of the National Academy of Physical Education and Sports and intends to become a gymnastics coach, maybe at the club she has taken the first steps in this sport.
Ciprian STERIAN for observatorulbuzoian.ro