BULGARIAN PRIDE: Stoyka Krasteva will Box for Gold in Tokyo

Sports | August 4, 2021, Wednesday // 10:42
Bulgaria: BULGARIAN PRIDE: Stoyka Krasteva will Box for Gold in Tokyo

After a 25-year break, Bulgaria again has a finalist in boxing at the Olympic Games. Stoyka Krasteva defeated the representative of the hosts Tsukimi Namiki with 5: 0 in the semi-finals in the category up to 51 kg at the Olympic ring in Tokyo. On Saturday, August 7, the Bulgarian champion will reach the final against Bose Chakaroglu from Turkey.

The last Bulgarian boxing champion is Daniel Petrov, who won the title in Atlanta in 1996 in the under 48 kg category. The most recent medal for our country is from London 2012, when Tervel Pulev earned bronze.

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