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Congratulations to the women’s national handball team – the Carpati Niro Trophy remained in Romania!

Congratulations to the athletes of the Romanian national women’s handball team, who won the Carpati Niro Trophy tournament, after defeating the Austrian team on Saturday with a score of 41-35 (24-17), in the last match of the competition in Bistriţa. It is a proud moment for all of us who have supported them on this incredible journey. We thank them for the sports show that inspires and fuels our common passion for handball!  

“We congratulate the Romanian women’s handball team, the coaches, trainers, representatives of the federation and all the people who contributed to this success! The Niro Investment Group, as a long-term partner and official sponsor of the Romanian Handball Federation, is honoured to be part of this celebration that celebrates performance, competition, and fair play”, stated Anca Simionescu, General Manager of Niro Investment Group.

The Romanian team ended the Carpati Niro Trophy with three victories – 33-28 against Switzerland, 32-22 against Portugal and 41-35 against Austria. The tournament was a final check before participating in the World Championship in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden (November 29-December 17), in which Romania will play in Group E, in Herning (Denmark), and will face Chile (December 1), Serbia (December 3) and Denmark (December 5). Depending on the position in the group, Romania’s next matches will take place on December 7, December 9, and December 11, with the qualified teams from Group F. We wish them good luck!

Romania is the only national team that participated in all 26 editions of the Women’s Handball World Championship.

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Niro Carpati Trophy – We support the national women’s handball team in the test competition for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris

Niro Carpati Trophy started with a victory for the Romanian national handball team against Switzerland, with a score of 33-28. The tournament in Bistriţa is a final check before participating in the World Championship in Denmark, Norway and Sweden (November 29-December 17), where Romania will play in Group E, in Herning (Denmark), and will face Chile (1st of December), Serbia (December 3) and Denmark (December 5). Depending on the position in the group, Romania’s next matches will take place on December 7, December 9 and December 11, with the qualified teams from Group F.

Handball is a sport that requires teamwork, strategy and precision, and all of this resonates with the values of Niro Investment Group, which has been an official partner and sponsor of the Romanian Handball Federation since 2016. We closely follow and support the efforts, passion and determination of the athletes on the team Romania’s National Handball Team and we are convinced that we do not just invest in a team, but support the tireless search for excellence, sportsmanship and last but not least – the joy of playing!

NIRO Investment Group has been with the Romanian Handball Federation and athletes throughout many memorable moments, and the collaboration will continue in the coming years.

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Niro Investment Group awarded the Romanian handball champions for exceptional performances

During a press conference organized by Pitesti City Hall, Mioveni City Hall and the Romanian Handball Federation ahead of the Romania-Spain match, the best sport performances of the current competitive season were awarded. After a pause of 28 years, Romania’s national men’s handball team qualified for the 2024 European Handball Championship, and the women’s national handball team qualified for the 2023 World Handball Championship. Against these remarkable performances and in the sign of appreciation for the contribution made to the development of this sport and for the promotion of Romania at international level, Niro Investment Group awarded the two teams a total prize worth 75,000 RON.

“We are proud to be with them in these special moments and we are happy to reward their extraordinary performances. The partnership with the Romanian Handball Federation confirms our commitment to support excellence in handball and the sport development in Romania”, said Valentin Macovescu, Director of Communication, Image and Protocol, Niro Investment Group.

“We would like to offer our appreciations to Niro Investment Group for the consistent support given to Romanian handball. Over the years, Niro financially, morally and logistically supported the preparation of the national handball teams in the best conditions for international competitions, which significantly contributed to achieving the results we are so proud of”, declared Constantin Din, the President of the Federation Romanian Handball.

Niro Investment Group values and encourages performance in all fields, and, as an official partner and sponsor of the Romanian Handball Federation, has been supporting Romanian handball for over a decade, being a partner on their path to performance.

The partnership between Niro Investment Group and the Romanian Handball Federation was renewed and consolidated at the end of last year, by renaming the “Carpathian Trophy” – a traditional event for Romanian handball – to the “Niro Carpathian Trophy”. Also, Niro granted for the year 2023 a financing of approx. 1 million RON for the development of handball in Romania by financing training programs and participation in competitions for the players of the national teams.
Niro Investment Group is engaged in the development of the Romanian economy and supports the local entrepreneurship. The group is also involved in numerous social and charitable projects, contributing to improving the quality of life of communities in Romania.

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Niro supports tennis champions

Niro Investment Group was the partner of the Irina Begu Trophy 2023 tennis tournament that took place in Bucharest, between June 18-25. The singles final of the Irina Begu Trophy (ITF) tennis tournament, hosted by Tennis Club Herăstrău from Bucharest and endowed with total prizes of 15,000 dollars, was disputed between the Romanians Ştefania Bojica and Anca Alexia Todoni, the big trophy being won by Todoni after a remarkable game.

An advocate of Romanian sports for over three decades, Niro Investment Group participated in the event as a partner. During the closing ceremony of the tournament, the awards were handed out by Irina Begu and Valentin Macovescu Director of Communication, Image and Protocol from Niro Investment Group.

“Supporting Romanian performance and sport is an integral part of Niro Investment Group’s values and it is an honor to stand by the Romanian tennis champions,” declared Valentin Macovescu.

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Niro Investment Group celebrates Romanian sports performers at the ProSport 2022 Gala

ProSport organized the Great Romanian Sport Achievers Gala, during which the Romanian sports performers in 2022 were awarded, as well as top personalities who contributed to the development of Romanian sports.

A supporter of Romanian sports for over a decade, Niro Investment Group was a partner of the event.

Supporting Romanian performance and achievements in sport is an integral part of Niro Investment Group’s values.

In 2008, Niro Investment Group was the official sponsor of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee, supporting the participation of the Romanian team in the Olympic Games in Beijing and subsequently offering prizes to the medal-winning Romanian athletes.

Niro is an official partner and sponsor of the Romanian Handball Federation, actively supporting all national teams for many years.

As an official partner of the Romanian Cycling and Triathlon Federation, Niro annually supports the Cycling Tour of Romania.

Over time, Niro Investment Group also supported the rowing, volleyball and rugby sections of the Dinamo sports club.

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NIRO Investment Group, supporter of the Romanian Women Handball Team

As partner of the Romanian Handball Federation, NIRO Investment Group has supported the Romanian Women Team at the World Championship in Spain, at the end of 2021.

Romania is the only team which participated in all 25 editions of the World Championship (including this one). At the last edition, in 2019 (Japan), our team finished on the twelve place. Romania has won four medals in the World Handball Championship: gold, in 1962, silver in 1973 and 2005 and bronze in 2015.

This time, Romania reached the Main Round phase, with three wins with the teams of Iran, Kazakhstan and Puerto Rico and three loses with Norway, Holland and Sweden. Although the team didn’t get to the Quarter finals, it had a beautiful performance in all the games and we trust their resolve for the future competitions.

NIRO Investment Group congratulates the Romanian team for it’s performance at the World Handball Championship and wishes it success in the future!