Memories from communism.Part VIII – Handball

Memories from communism.Part VIII – Handball

The photo gallery below presents the National Handball Team of Romania , world champion for four times , in 1961 , 1964 , 1970 and 1974

 

Steaua, European Cup winner. 1968

Steaua, European Cup winner. 1964

European Champions Cup arrived in Bucharest

European Champions Cup arrived in Bucharest

Gheorghe Gruia wearing Cup Europe, along with Ion Popescu

Gheorghe Gruia wearing Cup Europe, along with Ion Popescu

Team Romania, Carpathian Trophy winner. 1969

Team Romania, Carpat Trophy winner. 1969

Otelea Cornel, Captain of national team . First place at Carpat trophy in 1969

Otelea Cornel, Captain of national team . First place at Carpat trophy in 1969

Romania squad for the 1970 Handball World Championship

Romania squad for the 1970 Handball World Championship

Aspect of  a game . 1970

Aspect of a game . 1970

Gheorghe Gruia the top. Match Romania - Sweden

Gheorghe Gruia the top. Match Romania - Sweden

Valentin Samungi in action. Match Romania - Denmark

Valentin Samungi in action. Match Romania - Denmark

Cristian Gaţu marking. Romania - Iceland

Cristian Gaţu marking. Romania - Iceland

Carpathians Trophy . Match between the youth representative Romania and Yugoslavia

Carpath Trophy . Match between the youth representative Romania and Yugoslavia

Gheorghe Gruia reward top scorer in Carpat Trophy

Gheorghe Gruia reward top scorer in Carpat Trophy

Carpat Trophy

Carpat Trophy

Receiving enthusiastic world champions on arrival in Bucharest

Receiving enthusiastic world champions on arrival in Bucharest

Trophy winners carried by Cornel Oteleal and Gheorghe Gruia.

Trophy winners carried by Cornel Oteleal and Gheorghe Gruia.

 

Cristian Gaţu at interviews.

Cristian Gaţu at interviews.

Trophy held by Penu , Gruia and Otelea.

Trophies held by Penu , Gruia and Otelea.

Team principal Nicolae Nedef

Team principal Nicolae Nedef

Gruia and Otelea the world championships.

Gruia and Otelea the world championships.

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