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Viorica Viscopoleanu

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Viorica Viscopoleanu

Viorica Viscopoleanu
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Born August 8, 1939

Viorica Viscopoleanu (née Belmega, born August 8, 1939) is a Romanian athlete who competed mainly in the long jump.

She was born in Budinet, then in Romania, now in Ukraine.

Viscopoleanu competed for Romania at the 1968 Summer Olympics held in Mexico City, Mexico in the women's long jump event. She won the gold medal with a jump of 6.82 which bettered the world record set by Mary Rand at the previous Olympics.

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