Sergiu Cechir will start performing today at the Olympics. The Moldovan weightlifter will compete in the 69-kilogram category.
The only judoka representing Moldova in Rio will also start competing today. Valeriu Duminică will first meet the Montenegrin Srdján Mrváljevic in the 81-kilogram category.
Three other Moldovan judokas fight at the Rio Olympics, but they represent the United Arab Emirates.