Iosif Chirila (ROU)

RORomania
Date of birth:
5 January 1983
Federation:
FEDERATIA ROMANA DE KAIAC-CANOE
Iosif Chirila (ROU)

Biography

General Interest

Hobbies
Football. (comisarul.ro, 09 Dec 2014)
Hero / Idol
Romanian sprint paddler Ivan Patzaichin. (campioniiromaniei.ro, 2012)
Famous relatives
His wife Alina has represented Romania in canoe sprint. She won bronze in K4 500m at the 2006 World Championships in Szeged, Hungary. (SportsDeskOnline, 13 Aug 2015; comisarul.ro, 09 Dec 2014)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling at age 12.
Why this sport?
His father used to paddle and introduced him to the sport.
Club / Team
Steaua Bucuresti: Romania
Name of coach
Florin Popescu [national]

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
05 January 1983
Height
186 cm
Weight
91 kg
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Alina, one son
Residence
Navodari, ROU
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Romanian
Higher education
Sport Studies