Sergiu Craciun (ITA)

Sergiu Craciun (ITA)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
30 June 1984
170 cm
78 kg
Marital status
Wife Anastasia
Sabaudia, ITA
Italian, Romanian, Russian


General Interest

Fishing. (, 15 Jun 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the C1 1000m at the 2014 World Cup in Szeged, Hungary. (, 15 Jun 2015)
Famous relatives
His brother Nicolae has represented Italy in canoe sprint. He finished ninth in C1 500m at the 2015 European Championships in the Czech Republic. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Aug 2015;, 13 Apr 2015)
Other information
Born in Cocieri, Moldova, he later became a naturalised Italian. He competed for both Moldova and Romania in canoe sprint before becoming eligible to represent Italy. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Aug 2015;, 15 Jun 2015;, 21 May 2011)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in the sport in 1999.
Club / Team
Fiamme Oro: Italy
Name of coach
Antonio Cannone [national]


World ChampionshipsC1 1000mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men4:00.13719Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 500mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men1:50.52010Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 1000mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Men3:52.24410Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 1000mGermany, Duisburg31 August 20132013Men4:15.1884Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 5000mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men25:56.41019Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 500mHungary, Szeged20 August 20112011Men1:48.4055Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Men1:44.7885Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mRussia, Moscow25 June 20162016Men3:38.22012Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC1 1000mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Men4:06.8528Best result
European ChampionshipsCanoe Single (C1) 5000mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men24:23.76013Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 1000mGermany, Brandenburg12 July 20142014Men3:58.4515Best result
European ChampionshipsCanoe Single (C1) 5000mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men25:21.88010Best result
European ChampionshipsCanoe Single (C1) 5000mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho16 June 20132013Men24:21.2528Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 200mCroatia, Zagreb24 June 20122012Men41.24914Best result
European ChampionshipsCanoe Single (C1) 5000mCroatia, Zagreb24 June 20122012Men25:09.8179Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mCroatia, Zagreb23 June 20122012Men3:37.8764Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Men1:48.3139Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mSerbia, Belgrade18 June 20112011Men3:35.3047Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian23 August 20152015Men24Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian10 August 20142014Men11Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian1 September 20132013Men14Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian21 August 20112011Men22Best result