Iosif Chirila (ROU)

Iosif Chirila (ROU)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
05 January 1983
186 cm
91 kg
Marital status
Wife Alina, one son
Navodari, ROU
Higher education
Sport Studies


General Interest

Football. (, 09 Dec 2014)
Hero / Idol
Romanian sprint paddler Ivan Patzaichin. (, 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;, 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]


European ChampionshipsC4 1000mPoland, Poznan22 May 20042004Men3:20.7712Best result
European ChampionshipsC4 200mPoland, Poznan31 July 20052005Men35.8345
European ChampionshipsC4 500mPoland, Poznan31 July 20052005Men1:33.0571Best result
European ChampionshipsC4 200mPoland, Poznan23 May 20042004Men36.9105
World CupIndividual Canadian15 July 20012001Men94
World CupIndividual Canadian21 August 20112011Men30
Olympic GamesC1 1000mEngland, London8 August 20122012Men3:59.73011
Olympic GamesC2 500mChina, Beijing23 August 20082008Men1:43.1956Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 200mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Men39.17610
World ChampionshipsC2 500mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men1:44.5957Best result
World ChampionshipsC4 1000mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Men3:23.2021Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 500mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men1:53.01313
World ChampionshipsC1 5000mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Men24:47.5258
World ChampionshipsC4 1000mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Men3:14.5734Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 500mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men1:56.6057Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 1000mGermany, Duisburg31 August 20132013Men4:11.26019
World ChampionshipsC4 1000mGermany, Duisburg31 August 20132013Men3:31.9446Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 1000mHungary, Szeged19 August 20112011Men4:20.58914
World ChampionshipsC4 200mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men35.7955Best result
World ChampionshipsC4 1000mCanada, Dartmouth15 August 20092009Men3:23.7333Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 4 x 200m RelayCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men3:07.3159
World ChampionshipsC2 500mGermany, Duisburg12 August 20072007Men1:40.9912Best result
World ChampionshipsC4 1000mGermany, Duisburg11 August 20072007Men3:23.3251Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 500mHungary, Szeged20 August 20062006Men1:44.4847Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mHungary, Szeged19 August 20062006Men3:53.7138
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mCroatia, Zagreb27 August 20052005Men3:40.2825Best result
World ChampionshipsC4 200mCroatia, Zagreb28 August 20052005Men34.2636Best result
World ChampionshipsC4 500mCroatia, Zagreb28 August 20052005Men1:30.6021Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Men1:42.7962Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mRussia, Moscow25 June 20162016Men3:42.2366Latest result
European ChampionshipsC4 1000mRussia, Moscow25 June 20162016Men3:26.8843Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsCanoe Single (C1) 5000mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men24:14.68011
European ChampionshipsC4 1000mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Men3:24.7922Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 1000mGermany, Brandenburg12 July 20142014Men4:10.96010
European ChampionshipsC1 500mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho16 June 20132013Men1:55.9738
European ChampionshipsC1 1000mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho15 June 20132013Men4:38.27511
European ChampionshipsC4 1000mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho15 June 20132013Men3:24.4982Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 500mCroatia, Zagreb24 June 20122012Men1:49.2914
European ChampionshipsC1 1000mCroatia, Zagreb23 June 20122012Men3:55.7266
European ChampionshipsC4 1000mCroatia, Zagreb23 June 20122012Men3:23.5512Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 500mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Men1:52.4635
European ChampionshipsC1 1000mSerbia, Belgrade18 June 20112011Men3:49.6452Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 200mGermany, Brandenburg26 June 20092009Men39.5429
European ChampionshipsC2 500mGermany, Brandenburg28 June 20092009Men1:42.7257
European ChampionshipsC4 1000mGermany, Brandenburg27 June 20092009Men3:25.0617
European ChampionshipsC1 4 x 200m RelayGermany, Brandenburg26 June 20092009Men3:01.3778
European ChampionshipsC2 500mItaly, Milan18 May 20082008Men10
European ChampionshipsC4 200mItaly, Milan18 May 20082008Men35.3394
European ChampionshipsC4 1000mItaly, Milan17 May 20082008Men3:24.5592Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 1000mSpain, Pontevedra30 June 20072007Men12
European ChampionshipsC2 500mSpain, Pontevedra1 July 20072007Men2:02.0578
European ChampionshipsC4 200mSpain, Pontevedra1 July 20072007Men36.2965
European ChampionshipsC4 1000mSpain, Pontevedra30 June 20072007Men3:34.4393Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mCzech Republic, Racice9 July 20062006Men1:40.9543Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mCzech Republic, Racice8 July 20062006Men3:37.1956
European ChampionshipsC4 200mCzech Republic, Racice9 July 20062006Men34.0376
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mPoland, Poznan30 July 20052005Men3:36.8445