List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Bulgaria, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Bulgaria and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Bulgaria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Bulgarian track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from Bulgaria is included when available.
People include everything from Viktor Ninov to Andriana Banova.
This historic track and field athletes from Bulgaria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Bulgarian track and field athletes of note?" and "Who are the most famous track and field athletes from Bulgaria?" These prominent track and field athletes of Bulgaria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Bulgarian track and field athletes.Use this list of renowned Bulgarian track and field athletes to discover some new track and field athletes that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (9 items)
Andriana Banova is a Bulgarian triple jumper. She competed in the triple jump event at the 2012 Summer Olympics. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Pleven, Bulgaria
Daniela Georgieva is a retired Bulgarian sprinter. She won a bronze medal at the 1995 IAAF World Indoor Championships, and holds the Bulgarian record over 400 metres both outdoor and indoor. She also represented Bulgaria by running in the 400 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and is a three-time European Cup Champion. She is currently on the coaching staff of the Missouri Tigers athletics team, at the University of Missouri, in Columbia, Missouri. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgariasee more on Daniela Georgieva
Georgi Stoyanov Ivanov is a Bulgarian shot putter. His personal best throw is 20.02 metres, achieved in June 2008 in Sofia. He won the gold medals at the 2001 World Youth Championships and the 2004 World Junior Championships, and the bronze medal at the 2003 European Junior Championships. He also competed at the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sliven, Bulgaria
Ivet Lalova-Collio is a Bulgarian athlete who specialises in the 100 metres and 200 metres sprint events. She is the tenth fastest woman in 100 metres history, and is tied with Irina Privalova for the fastest time by a sprinter not of African or African-American descent. She finished fourth in the 100 metres and fifth in the 200 metres at the 2004 Summer Olympics. Her career was interrupted for two years between June 2005 and May 2007 due to a leg injury. In June 2012 she won Gold at the 2012 European Athletics Championships in Women's 100 metres. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgariasee more on Ivet Lalova