After losing the Romanian Olympic Committee presidency elections last Thursday to Rugby Federation president Alin Petrache by more than 100 votes, legendary Romanian coach has announced his resignation from the Olympic committee.
“I wish the new president success in his mandate …
… I don’t think that anyone will be hurt if I quit the gymnastics team. Now I have realized that I lost 30 years in the gym and I went to 7 Olympics, but it doesn’t matter. It seems that what I’ve done for 30 years doesn’t matter. … ”