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Nicolae Martinescu

Nicolae Martinescu
Medal record
Competitor for  Romania
Men's Greco-Roman wrestling
Olympic Games
Gold 1972 Munich Heavyweight
Bronze 1968 Mexico City Light heavyweight
World Championships
Silver 1963 Helsingborg 97 kg
Silver 1971 Sofia 100 kg

Nicolae Martinescu (24 February 1940 – 1 April 2013)[1] was a Romanian wrestler and Olympic Champion in Greco-Roman wrestling.

At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich Martinescu received a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling in the heavyweight class.[2] He was later awarded the title of Merited Master of Sport of the USSR.[3]


  1. ^ "A murit fostul campion olimpic Nicolae Martinescu" (in Romanian).  
  2. ^ "Profile: Nicolae Martinescu". Retrieved 10 February 2009. 
  3. ^ Panorama of the 1972 Sports Year (in Russian). Moscow:  
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