Elisabeta Lipa - Updated Jun 2024

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Elisabeta Lipa

Elisabeta Lipa is a Professional Romanian Retired rover. Elisabeta Lipa being a rower, also is a Government Official from Romania. She is one of the most decorated rowers in the history of the Olympics, winning five gold, two silver as well and one bronze medal.

Birth Facts and Education

Elisabeta Lipa was born on October 26, 1964, in Siret, Suceava County, Romania. She is 58 years old and is under the zodiac sign, Scorpio. She holds Romanian nationality and her birth name is Elisabeta Oleniuc.

The name and information regarding Elisabeta’s parents are not available at the moment. Similarly, information related to Lipa’s other family members such as her siblings, cousins, grandparents, and any other members is also not available until now.

However, it seems as if she likes to keep her personal life private and away from the limelight which may be why she normally doesn’t talk about them in front of the camera.

Regarding Elisabeta’s educational background and qualifications, she attended Universitatea Vasile Alessandri Bacau and the National University of Physical Education and Sport.

Elisabeta Lipa

Caption: Elisabeta rowing (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Relationship Status

Elisabeta Lipa is married but the name of her husband is unknown as of now. However, her husband’s last name is Lipa and she changed her last name to her husband’s after her marriage.

Likewise, even when we focus on Elisabeta’s past relationships, no information has come forward until now.

Body Measurements

Elisabeta Lipa has a height of 6 feet and her weight is 80 Kg. However, Lipa’s other body measurements are not available as of now and are still under review. Moreover, Elisabeta has brown hair and light green eyes.

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Caption: Elisabeta posing for a picture (Source: Flickr)

Career and Professional Life

Elisabeta Lipa debuted when she was 19 years old at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was able to win her first gold medal in the double sculls event in this Olympics.

She also took part in the Athens Summer Olympics in the year 2004 and was able to win the gold medal in the eighth. Likewise, Elisabeta is the only person to win a gold medal in the two premier rowing events: the single scull and the eight.

She also is one of the very few women to win a gold medal in both a sculling; two oars per person and a sweep; one oar per person event.

Moreover, Elisabeta Lipa was able to become the first female rower to compete at the sixth Olympics in the year 2004. Then, in the year 2008, she was awarded the “Thomas Keller Medal” at the Rowing World Cup in Lucerne.

She even was able to become an honorary citizen of her native town, Siret. Then, Elisabeta Lipa was able to serve as the Romanian Minister of Youth and Sport in the Cioloș Cabinet from November 2015 to January 2017.

She even served as the President of the Romanian Rowing Federation and the Dinamo București Sports Club since the year 2009.

Furthermore, Elisabeta has participated in many Olympics as well as World Championships. Lipa also has won all kinds of medals like gold, silver, and bronze as well.

At just 20 years old, she was able to hold the record among rowers for the most years between gold medals. However, she has now retired and is living a normal life with her family.

Elisabeta Lipa

Caption: Elisabeta at Olympics (Source: World Record Academy)

Elisabeta Lipa – Social Media

Elisabeta is only active on Facebook and has garnered 9.4K followers on it until now. Other than Facebook, she is not active on any other social media platforms and doesn’t own any other social accounts.

Elisabeta Lipa – Net Worth 2023

According to Popularbio, Elisabeta has a net worth of $1 million – $5 million and her main income source is her career of being a rower,