Meeting with the Prime-Vice President of Parliament of the Republic of Moldova with Anatol Caracu and his trainers, Alexandru and Ivan Bratan

14 August 2012
Vlad Plahotniuc, Prime-Vice President of Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, met today, August 14th, with Anatol Caracu, Moldovan weightlifter, one of the sportsmen who were able to step on the podium of the Olympic Games in London.
Meeting with the Prime-Vice President of Parliament of the Republic of Moldova with Anatol Caracu and his trainers, Alexandru and Ivan Bratan
Vlad Plahotniuc, Prime-Vice President of Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, met today, August 14th, with Anatol Caracu, Moldovan weightlifter, one of the sportsmen who were able to step on the podium of the Olympic Games in London.
Accompanied by his trainers, Alexandru and Ivan Bratan, the sportsman personally thanked Vlad Plahotniuc, the founder of Edelweiss Foundation, for his support in the preparation for the Olympic Games. ” I am determined to win the gold at the next Olympiad”, stated Anatol Caracu during the meeting.

“The medal that you brought from London, as well as the medal of Cristina Iovu, values more than gold for the Republic of Moldova! This is due to the fact that you made us feel proud of our country”, said Vlad Plahotniuc, the Prime-Vice President of Parliament of Moldova.

Vlad Plahotniuc expressed his contentment that Edelweiss Foundation was ale to contribute to the training of the sportsman, specifying that weightlifting is one of his interests that he used to practice while being young and is an indispensable part of his personal development process.

The trainer Alexandru Bratan ensured that: “Anatol is very a perseverant and hardworking person and he worked hard for this victory”.

“I used to practice this sport and can ensure you that it implies a lot of discipline, even more than just physical force. This discipline requires a lot of willpower, patience, precision, and a lot of hard work”, mentioned Prime-vice President of Parliament, congratulating once again Anatol Caracu and his coaches.

The bronze medalist from London and his trainers, received from Vlad Plahotniuc, the founder of Edelweiss, vacation packages to Turkey. Vlad Plahotniuc promised that he will help rebuild the weightlifting gym in Cahul, where Anatol Caracu was born and trains at present.