Daniela Druncea
Born (1990-11-02) 2 November 1990 (age 31)
Buftea, Romania
Height150 cm (4 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight50 kg (110 lb)[1]
DisciplineWomen's artistic gymnastics
Women's rowing
ClubCSS Steaua Bucharest
Head coach(es)Nicolae Forminte (gymnastics)

Daniela Druncea (born 2 November 1990) is a Romanian rowing coxswain and retired artistic gymnast. As a gymnast, she is a world bronze medalist with the team and was an alternate to the 2008 Romanian Olympic team. As a rower, she won a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1][2]

Druncea retired from gymnastics in 2009.[3] She became a coxswain and won medals at the European championships, world championships and Olympic Games.[1][4]


  1. ^ a b c d Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Daniela Druncea". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  2. ^ Turner, Amanda (13 August 2016). "Former Romanian Gymnast Wins Rio Rowing Bronze". International Gymnast. Archived from the original on 15 August 2016. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  3. ^ Bǎsescu, Mirela (15 April 2009). "Dana Druncea s-a retras" [Dana Druncea retired]. Prosport.ro (in Romanian).
  4. ^ Basescu, Mirela (2 November 2011). "Poveste specială! Gimnasta de bronz care s-a apucat de canotaj!" [Special story! Bronze gymnast who started rowing!]. Prosport.ro (in Romanian). Retrieved 14 August 2016.