Monday, January 9, 2012

Sexy Muscular Woman - Vanda Hădărean, Romanian artistic gymnast

Vanda Maria Hădărean (born May 3, 1976 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania) is a retired Romanian artistic gymnast who competed in international events between 1990 and 1993. She is an Olympic silver medalist and a world bronze medalist with the team and a European all around bronze medalist. She is also a successful fitness model and she has won various world class fitness competitions. She is a four-time Ms. Fitness World (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011) and a four-time Ms. Fitness Canada (2006–2009). She also coaches, trains, provides consultation services to gymnasts and fitness models under the brand name “Inspired by Vanda”.

She began gymnastics at the age of five, after a local coach spotted Vanda's talent and potential while she was playing in the park. At 13, she was selected to the Junior National team and moved to Onesti to train. During her junior career she won the all around title at the Junior European Championships in 1991, the gold medal on uneven bars and placed sixth on beam and tied for the fourth place on floor.

Following the advices of a good friend Vanda started to compete in fitness modeling and fitness routines. She had a successful debut in fitness in 2005 by winning the Ms. Fitness Canada title and finishing fourth at the Ms. World Fitness event. She continued her fitness career by winning three more Ms. Fitness Canada titles (2006, 2007, 2008), a second place at Ms. World Fitness in 2007 and four consecutive Ms. World Fitness titles (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011). Vanda was on the cover of several magazines such as e.g., “Serious about fitness” November 2005 and March 2008, “Ms. Fitness Magazine”, Spring 2008 and "Oxygen", October 2009.

She is also a successful fitness coach. Three of the girls coached by her at Tumblers reached the podium in the junior and teen events at the 2008 Ms. Fitness Canada competition. Emily MacDougall and Alexa Charett came first and second in the teen event and Emily Tippins placed second in the junior category.