Athlete Andrian Mardare who won gold medal for Moldova at World Universiade has returned home. The the 24-year-old sportsman was greeted at the Chisinau International Airport by his family and friends.
He triumphed at javelin throw with result 82.40 meters.
"It was a tough competition gathering the strongest athletes", said the Moldovan winner.
"He's excellent. The medal he conquered that this Universiade is a step to push him forward to enormous victory", said his coach Valeriu Lungu.
22 sportsmen represented Republic of Moldova at the World Universiade and four of them conquered medals. Denis Vieru was awarded gold medal at 66-kg Judo. Dorin Goţonoagă won bronze medal at 81-kg category Judo. Ana Ciuchitu with another bronze medal at Taekwondo.
Republic of Moldova is classed 23 of 140 countries in the World Universiade.