Vasile Stîngă (also Stanga, born 21 January 1957) is a Romanian handball coach and former player. He played 216 matches for Romania men's national handball team, scoring 1414 goals and winning bronze medals at the 1980 and 1984 Olympics. He was the top scorer at the 1982 World Championship and in 1985 was selected for the World Handball Team.
|Born||21 January 1957 64) (age|
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||84 kg (185 lb)|
|Club||Steaua Bucharest (1977–1989)|
Alzira Avidesa (1989–1992)
At the club level Stângă played for Steaua Bucharest (1977–1989), winning with them 11 national titles and also reach an EHF Champions League final in 1989, and for Alzira Avidesa (1989–1992) in Spain, and was instrumental in the 1992 Copa del Rey win against Barcelona. He led Steaua to victory in the 2006 EHF Challenge Cup as a coach.
- Vasile Stîngă. sports-reference.com
- Vasile Stanga. Romanian Olympic Committee
- "The History of Handball in FISU". International University Sports Federation. Retrieved 25 November 2013.
- "Performerii de altadata ai handbalului, premiati" (in Romanian). bihon.ro. Retrieved 18 October 2012.
- In numele iubirii! Legendarul handbalist Vasile Stanga, iertat de sotie pentru cele TREI amante. cancan.ro (24 November 2013)