It’s In The Name
Gheorghe and Ștefania’s first child got her name because of a movie that her mother had watched. The Russian movie’s heroine’s name was “Nadya”, meaning “hope”. This name would carry on its legacy through Nadia Comăneci.
Growing up, Nadia was very energetic and couldn’t keep herself still when she was at home. her parents felt it necessary to find a positive outlet for their daughter’s vitality. After doing a little bit of research, gymnastics became their answer.