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Marian Dragulescu To Make A Comeback

At 33-years-old, Romanian gymnast Marian Dragulescu is making a go for Rio.



Marian, nicknamed "the Moroccan" the innovator of the Dragulescu vault in men's gymnastics (handspring double front with a half turn). He's an incredibly decorated gymnast, having a total of 26 World and Olympic medals to his name (he probably needs a separate garage in his house for all his medals).

Marian hasn't been seen in an international competition since the 2011 World Championships in Tokyo when he pulled out of the competition before qualifications. If he makes the Rio team for the Romanian men, he will be 35 years old.

He's been working by day coaching gymnastics. According to Prosport, Marian will still be coaching while he works on his comeback. He is wanting to do the all-around and he might upgrade, but for now, his main goal is just getting back in shape.

Source: Drăgulescu s-a reapucat de gimnastică: "O iau încet, mă gândesc la Rio"

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