Next Stop, Nadia Comaneci Station

(ATR) Romania is honoring 51 of the country's Olympians by naming Bucharest subway stations after each athlete.

Rumanian champion Nadia Comaneci, aged 14, swings of the uneven bars to earn the perfect score of 10 during Olympic Games 19 July 1976 in Montreal where she was awarded with ten points in two exercices and captured 3 gold medals (beam, uneven bars and general competition). Legendary gymnast, during her career Nadia Comaneci captured four Olympic gold medals (1976 :  beam, uneven bars and general competition - 1980, beam) and was the first to score 10 in her discipline.  (Photo credit should read STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Rumanian champion Nadia Comaneci, aged 14, swings of the uneven bars to earn the perfect score of 10 during Olympic Games 19 July 1976 in Montreal where she was awarded with ten points in two exercices and captured 3 gold medals (beam, uneven bars and general competition). Legendary gymnast, during her career Nadia Comaneci captured four Olympic gold medals (1976 : beam, uneven bars and general competition - 1980, beam) and was the first to score 10 in her discipline. (Photo credit should read STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

(ATR) You can now take the metro in Bucharest to Nadia Comaneci station.

On Tuesday, Metrorex says its signed an agreement with the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) to name Bucharest's subway stations after athletes that have "marked the history of Romanian sport."

The decision marks the centenary of the founding of the Romania's National Olympic Committee.

Major metro station Piata Unirii 2 will take on the name Nadia Comaneci, winner of three Olympic gold medals and the first female gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event.

Labor Market Station will boast the nameIolanda Balas, Olympic high jumper, and thePiata Unirii 1 station will take on the name Ivan Patzaichin, Olympic sprint canoer.

Here is the full list of name changes from Metrorex:

1. December 1, 1918 - Olga Homeghi

2. May 1 - Maria Olaru

3. Saligny - George Berceanu

4. Defenders of the Motherland - Ioana Olteanu

5. Aurel Vlaicu - Simona Amanar

6. Aviators - Liliana Gafencu

7. Basarab 1 - Andreea Raducan

8. Basarab 2 - Alina Dumitru

9. Berceni - Maricica Puica

10. Constantin Brancoveanu - Marioara Popescu

11. Costin Georgian - Basil Daba

12. CRANGASI - Ecaterina Szabo

13. Dimitrie Leonida - Viorel Talapan

14. Dristor 1 - Sandra Izbasa

15. Dristor 2 - Gabriela Szabo

16. Heroes of the Revolution - Constanta BURCEA

17. Heroes - Elena Georgescu

18. North Station 1 - Catalina Ponor

19. Gara de Nord 2 - Neculai Taga

20. Gorjului - Leon Rotman

21. Grivita - Sergei Covaliov

22. Grozavesti - Catherine Oancia

23. Source - Nicu Vlad

24. Jiu - Corneliu Ion

25. Lujerului - Milosovici

26. Bravu - Mihaela Penes

27. Nicolae Grigorescu 1 - Demetrius Smith

28. Nicolae Grigorescu 2 - Cristina Grigoras

29. Nicholas Teclu - Lia Manoliu

30. Obor - Georgeta Andrunache

31. Peace - Veronica Cochelea

32. Panteleimon - Rodica Florea Serban

33. Park Bazilescu - Daniela Sophrony

34. Petrache Poenaru - Paula Ivan

35. Market Iancului - Iolanda Balas

36. Labour Market - Diana Mocanu

37. Romanian Market - Viorica Susanu

38. Market South - Elizabeth Lipa

39. Piata Unirii 1 - Ivan Patzaichin

40. Piata Unirii 2 - Nadia Comaneci

41. Victoria Square 1 - Marius Nettle

42. Piata Victoriei 2 - Angela Alupei

43. Pipera - Daniela Silivas

44. Polytechnic - Monica Rosu

45. Accuracy - Doina Melinte

46. Republic - Laura Badea

47. Stefan cel Mare - Simona Pauca

48. New Times - Rodica Arba

49. Youth - Stefan Rusu

50. Titan - Thomas Simionov

51. University - Doina Ignat

Written by Nicole Bennett

Homepage photo: Getty Images

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