Romania’s 2008 Olympic champion Constantina Dita has been named an envoy for the Global Athletics Part Marathon Championships to be held in Gdynia on Saturday.
The Romanian competed at 8 editions of the Global Part Marathon Championships and earned seven medals within the procedure, making her one of the crucial a hit athletes within the historical past of the development. Her double victory in Edmonton in 2005, taking particular person and staff gold medals, stays probably the most highlights of her occupation.
“I used to be shocked (to win via an important margin),” she stated of her 2005 triumph as in step with the Global Athletics web page. “I used to be working a regular tempo however perhaps the opposition discovered it very chilly. For me, it was once just right climate. I like to run within the rain,” she added.
In conjunction with her primary championship medals, she was once additionally a hit at large town marathons. She received the 2004 Chicago Marathon and completed 2d in 2005. She additionally made it directly to the rostrum at 3 editions of the London Marathon.
Final 12 months, she finished the Berlin (3:07) and New York Town (3:30) marathons.