Anatolie Grintescu was born in Chisinau, Romania in 1939. He started his carrier at “Dinamo Bucarest” in 1961, winning 10 National Championships. As a player of the Romanian National team he participated at Rome, 1960 (5th place) and Tokyo 1964 (5th place) Olympic Games. He also competed at Leipzig, 1962 and Utrecht 1966 European Championships. With the National team he played in 131 International games, scoring 85 goals. With “Dinamo Bucarest” he took part at the final phases of the 1965 and 1966 European Championships for National Champions and in 1968 he was the finalist of the competition won by Mladost Zagreb. His coaching carrier started in 1972 with "Dinamo Bucarest", winning the 1973 and 1974 National championships. He coached the Romania National teams at three Olympics: in Munich 1972, (8th place), in Montreal 1976 (9th) and Moscow 1980 (9th). Following his great coaching carrier he continued as distinguished administrator of the Romanian Water Polo Federation. He is currently member of the LEN WPC.
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