Ioana Olteanu

Ioana Olteanu ( born February 25, 1966 in Drăcşenei, county Teleorman ) is a former Romanian rower. With two Olympic gold medals and one silver medal she is one of the most successful rowers.

At the Olympic Games in 1992, the Romanian eight won silver behind the boat from Canada. Over the next three years, she won with a complete set of medals Romanian aft, on gold in 1993 and bronze in 1994 was followed by silver in 1995. 1996 Olympic Games in 1996 won Olteanu with the aft the gold medal. In the following years, the Romanian aft with Olteanu remained unbeaten in major events, the eight won from 1997 to 1999 three world championship titles in a row. 2000 received Olteanu at the Olympic Games in Sydney their second Olympic gold medal.