Famous Bulgarian Athletes

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Stefka Kostadinova
(High jumper)

Stefka Kostadinova
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Birthdate: March 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Stefka Kostadinova is a Bulgarian former athlete whose world record of 2.09 metres in high jump has stood since 1987. One of the most respected athletes from Bulgaria, Kostadinova has won an Olympic gold medal, two gold medals in World Championships, five gold medals in World Indoor Championships, and four gold medals in European Indoor Championships.

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Ivet Lalova-Collio
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Birthdate: May 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

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Yordanka Donkova
(Hurdling Athletic)

Yordanka Donkova
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Birthdate: September 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Vladimir Stoychev
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Birthdate: March 24, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Died: April 27, 1990

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Mikhail Zhelev
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Birthdate: July 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sliven, Bulgaria
Died: January 5, 2021