CÓrÓcu, Anatolii

NOC Moldova   
GenderMen
Born14 Sep 1988 in Cahul, URS
Height1.78 m
Weight 93 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Cahul, MDA
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (publika.md, 04 Jan 2013)
Awards and honours In 2012 he was made an honorary citizen of Cahul, Republic of Moldova, in recognition of his services to weightlifting. (ziuadeazi.md, 14 Aug 2012)
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete
Languages Romanian
General Interest
Other information SUSPENSION
He was given an eight-year suspension by the International Weightlifting Federation [IWF] after testing positive for the banned substance methenolone at the 2015 European Championships in Tblisi, Georgia. The ban runs until 11 May 2023. In 2007 he was suspended for two years by the IWF for a separate positive test to a banned substance. (publika.md, 08 Jul 2015; iwf.net, 31 Dec 2015)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
Olympic Games
2012   94kg   London
World Championships
2014 8 94kg   Almaty
2014 9 94kg - Snatch   Almaty
2014 8 94kg - Clean & Jerk   Almaty
2011 8 94kg   Paris
2011 9 94kg - Snatch   Paris
2011 5 94kg - Clean & Jerk   Paris
2010 8 94kg   Antalya
2010 11 94kg - Snatch   Antalya
2010 8 94kg - Clean & Jerk   Antalya
2009 9 94kg   Goyang
2009 10 94kg - Snatch   Goyang
2009 3 94kg - Clean & Jerk   Goyang
European Championships
2015   94kg   Tbilisi
2015   94kg - Snatch   Tbilisi
2015   94kg - Clean & Jerk   Tbilisi
2012 1 94kg   Antalya
2012 1 94kg - Snatch   Antalya
2012 1 94kg - Clean & Jerk   Antalya
2011 2 94kg   Kazan
2011 2 94kg - Snatch   Kazan
2011 2 94kg - Clean & Jerk   Kazan
2010 3 94kg   Minsk
2010 4 94kg - Snatch   Minsk
2010 2 94kg - Clean & Jerk   Minsk
European Junior & Under 23 Championships
2010 1 94kg   Limassol
2010 3 94kg - Snatch   Limassol
2010 1 94kg - Clean & Jerk   Limassol