Gymnast Jordan Jovtchev was elected Sportsman of Bulgaria for 2001 after a poll among the sports journalists in the country. Weightlifter Galabin Boevski and wrestler Nikolay Paslar follow him.
The best Bulgarian gymnast - Jordan Jovtchev was awarded the prize 'Sports Icarus' of the Bulgarian Sports foundation for achievement of the year. The World champion from Gent (Belgium) was distinguished also with the award of the 'Fairplay' foundation d
The organizers of the the competition “Sportsman/woman of the year” announced the nominated ten sportsmen and sportswomen. Journalists made the nominations.
Bulgarians left the 46th World Wrestling Championship in Patras, Greece with no medals. Sergey Moreyko lost against Greece's Xenofon Koutsioubas in the 130 kilograms category's bronze medal round with 0:8.
Armen Nazarian and Sergey Mureyko advanced to the quarterfinals of the 46th Greco-Roman World Wrestling Championships in Patras, Greece. Armen Nazarian, Bulgaria's two-time Olympic champion, beat Istvan Majoros of Hungary 4-0 in the 58 kilogram (127 3/4 p
Bulgaria's Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviyski won the bronze in free skating competition in Kumamoto, Japan Marina Anissina and Gwendal Peizerat of France won the gold medal. Margarita Drobiazko and Povilas Vanagas of Lithuania took the silver medal.
Nikolay Paslar won gold medal at the 69 kg finals of the 35th World Freestyle Wrestling Championship for men in Sofia on November 25. So far the Bessarabian Bulgarian had won 2 bronze medals for Bulgaria at European Championships.
Two Bulgarians, Serafim Barzakov (63 kg) and Krasimir Kochev (97 kg) advanced to the finals. Barzakov won the gold medal with 3-1 against world and Olympic champion Alireza Dabir of Iran.
The Minister of State Administration Dimitur Kalchev opened on November 22 the World Freestyle Wrestling Championships in Sofia. The wrestling tournament scheduled for Sept.
Jordan Jovtchev was pronounced N 1 Gymnast of the already ended 35th World Gymnastics Championship in Gent (Belgium). The Bulgarian won the biggest number of medals in the men's competition - 3, becoming champion at the standing exercises and the loops, a
Bulgaria's Jordan Jovtchev and Russia's elegant Svetlana Khorkina took the limelight by winning two gold medals each out of five individual apparatus finals at the World Gymnastics Championships here on Saturday, AP reported. Jovtchev, bronze medalist on
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The world wrestling championships scheduled for New York last month but postponed after the terrorist attacks will now take place in Bulgaria and Greece, the international wrestling federation announced. FILA, wrestling`s world governing body, said the fr
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