Moldova

History

Moldova made its first Summer Olympic appearance in 1996 after the dissolution of the Soviet Union and has competed ever since. The nation sends a decent sized delegation with at least 20 athletes competing in various sports which include athletics, boxing, judo, shooting, swimming, weightlifting and wrestling. Moldova won its first medal in 1996. In total the nation has won five medals across four sports; two in boxing and one in canoeing, shooting and wrestling. In 2016 Moldova failed to win a medal.

Qualified Quotas

Archery

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual Dan Olaru Dan Olaru
Women’s Individual Alexandra Mirca Alexandra Mirca
Mixed Team Eligible to Compete

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Hammer Throw Serghei Marghiev
Men’s Javelin Throw Andrian Mardare

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Marathon Lilia Fisikovici
Women’s Shot Put Dimitriana Surdu
Women’s Discus Throw Alexandra Emilianov
Women’s Hammer Throw Zalina Petrivskaya

Canoeing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s C1 1000m Serghei Tarnovschi Serghei Tarnovschi
Women’s C1 200m Eligible to Compete Daniela Cociu
Eligible to Compete Maria Olarasu
Women’s C2 500m Daniela Cociu
Maria Olarasu
Daniela Cociu
Maria Olarasu

Judo

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s -66kg Denis Vieru Denis Vieru
Men’s -73kg Victor Sterpu Victor Sterpu

Shooting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 10m Air Pistol Anna Dulce

Swimming

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 200m Backstroke Tatiana Salcutan

Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Singles Radu Albot

Weightlifting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s -73kg Marin Robu Marin Robu
Women’s -87kg Elena Cilcic Elena Cilcic

Wrestling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Greco-Roman -60kg Victor Ciobanu Victor Ciobanu
Women’s Freestyle -57kg Anastasia Nichita Anastasia Nichita