Bontas, Cristina (1973–)

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Bontas, Cristina (1973–)

Romanian gymnast. Born Dec 5, 1973, in Bacau, Romania; coached by Nadia Comaneci; m. Gabi Tataru.

At World championships, placed 2nd in team all-around, 2nd (tie) for vault, and 3rd for floor exercise (1989) and 1st in floor exercise and 3rd in allaround (1991); at Romanian nationals, placed 1st all-around (1990); at Chunichi Cup, placed 3rd all-around (1989) and 2nd all-around (1992); at Barcelona Olympics, won a bronze medal (tie) in floor exercises and a silver medal in team all-around (1992); immigrated to Canada to coach.

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