Vasile Stîngă

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[4] 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.[2]

Vasile Stîngă
Personal information
Born21 January 1957 (1957-01-21) (age 64)
Hunedoara, Romania[1]
Height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
ClubSteaua Bucharest (1977–1989)
Alzira Avidesa (1989–1992)[2]

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,[5] and for Alzira Avidesa (1989–1992) in Spain,[2] 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.

Stîngă is married to the former basketball player Ecaterina Stîngă, they have a son Andrei and a daughter Corina.[5]