Bulgarian Female Sportspersons

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Tsvetana Pironkova
(First Tennis Player of Bulgaria Who Reached Semi-Final of a Grand Slam in Singles)
Tsvetana Pironkova
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Birthdate: September 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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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
(Bulgarian Athlete Who Specializes in 100m and 200m Sprint Event and European Champion)
Ivet Lalova-Collio
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Birthdate: May 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

Five-time Olympian Bulgarian athlete Ivet Lalova-Collio is a master of the 100m and 200m sprint. She has been a European Champion and has won gold medals at the European Junior and Indoor Championships. He career almost ended after colliding with a fellow athlete during a warm-up session and breaking her right femur.

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Magdalena Maleeva
(Bulgarian Former Tennis Player)
Magdalena Maleeva
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Birthdate: April 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

Retired Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva has had a career-high ranking of 4 in singles and 13 in doubles. She is also a 2-time Olympian and has won 10 singles titles throughout her illustrious career. She is one of the three Maleeva sisters, the daughters of former tennis player Yuliya Berberyan.

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Viktoriya Tomova
(Bulgarian Professional Tennis Player )
Viktoriya Tomova
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Birthdate: February 25, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Yordanka Donkova
(Bulgarian Athlete Who Specalizes in 100m Hurdles and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Yordanka Donkova
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Birthdate: September 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

Yordanka Donkova was 5 when she lost 3 fingers on her right hand in an accident, but that didn’t stop her from becoming one of the best Bulgarian hurdling athletes. She not just won a World Indoor Championship silver but is also an Olympic gold and bronze medalist.

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Stiliana Nikolova
(Rhythmic gymnast)
Stiliana Nikolova
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Birthdate: August 22, 2005
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
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Manuela Maleeva
(Tennis player)
Manuela Maleeva
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Birthdate: February 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

While she initially represented Bulgaria, former world number 3 tennis star Manuela Maleeva began playing for Switzerland after her marriage to Swiss tennis coach François Fragnière. Politically vocal, the Olympic bronze medalist co-established the party Yes, Bulgaria! She also owns a foundation that helps disabled children.

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Antoaneta Stefanova
(Bulgarian Chess Grandmaster and Former Women's World Champion (2004 - 2006))
Antoaneta Stefanova
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Birthdate: April 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
 10 
Stefani Stoeva
(Bulgarian Badminton Player and Doubles Specialist Who is 3-Time European Champion)
Stefani Stoeva
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Birthdate: September 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Galabovo, Bulgaria
 11 
Sesil Karatantcheva
(Bulgarian Tennis Player)
Sesil Karatantcheva
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Birthdate: August 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

Once world number 35 in singles, Bulgarian tennis sensation Sesil Karatantcheva is best known for beating tennis legend Venus Williams and reaching the 2005 French Open quarterfinals. From 2009 to 2014, she represented Kazakhstan internationally. She is the daughter of former MP and rower Radoslav Karatantchev.

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Gabriela Stoeva
( Bulgarian Badminton Player and Doubles Specialist Alongside Her Sister Stefani Stoeva)
Gabriela Stoeva
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Birthdate: July 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Haskovo, Bulgaria
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Boryana Kaleyn
(Bulgarian Rhythmic Gymnast and 3-Time European Championship Gold Medalist)
Boryana Kaleyn
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Birthdate: August 23, 2000
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

Bulgarian rhythmic gymnast Boryana Kaleyn, who began her journey with gymnastics at age 6, is not just an Olympian but has also won 3 European Championship gold medals. She is also a World Championship silver medalist and has won the Bulgarian National Championship 4 times.

 14 
Isabella Shinikova
(Tennis player)
Isabella Shinikova
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Birthdate: October 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Boyanka Kostova
(Weightlifter)
Boyanka Kostova
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Birthdate: May 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Katerina Maleeva
(Bulgarian Former Tennis Player)
Katerina Maleeva
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Birthdate: May 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sofia

Retired Bulgarian tennis player Katerina Maleeva is a former world number 6 in singles and number 24 in doubles. She is one of the 3 Maleeva sisters of world tennis, the daughters of tennis star Yuliya Berberyan, the other 2 being Manuela and Magdalena.

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Bianka Panova
(Rhythmic gymnast)
Bianka Panova
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Birthdate: May 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Katrin Taseva
(Retired Bulgarian Rhythmic Gymnast)
Katrin Taseva
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Birthdate: November 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Samokov, Bulgaria

Retired Bulgarian rhythmic gymnast Katrin Taseva was an Olympian and a World and European Championships silver winner. She also won medals at the Grand Prix Final and the European Games. She retired through an Instagram announcement soon after her 2020 Tokyo Olympic performance.

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Nurgyul Salimova
(Chess player)
Nurgyul Salimova
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Birthdate: June 2, 2003
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Krepcha, Targovishte Province, Bulgaria
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Neviana Vladinova
(Rhythmic gymnast)
Neviana Vladinova
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Birthdate: February 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pleven, Bulgaria
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Maria Petrova
(Bulgarian Rhythmic Gymnast and 9-Time World Championship Gold Medal Winner)
Maria Petrova
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Birthdate: November 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
 22 
Iliana Raeva
(Rhythmic gymnast)
Iliana Raeva
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Birthdate: March 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
 23 
Elizabeth Omoregie
(Slovenian Handball Player who Initially Played for the Bulgarian National Team)
Elizabeth Omoregie
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Birthdate: December 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
 24 
Daisy Lang
(Retired Professional Boxer and the First Bulgarian Woman to Win a World Title)
Daisy Lang
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Birthdate: April 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
 25 
Evdokiya Popadinova
(Football player)
Evdokiya Popadinova
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Birthdate: October 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hadzhidimovo, Bulgaria
 26 
Maria Dimitrova
(Martial Artist)
Maria Dimitrova
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Birthdate: October 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
 27 
Neshka Robeva
(Choreographer, Rhythmic gymnast)
Neshka Robeva
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Birthdate: May 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rousse, Bulgaria
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Aleksandrina Naydenova
(Tennis player)
Aleksandrina Naydenova
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Birthdate: February 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Diana Nenova
(Volleyball player)
Diana Nenova
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Birthdate: April 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bulgaria
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Diana Dimova
(Badminton player)
Diana Dimova
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Birthdate: August 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Unknown
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Neli Boteva
(Badminton player)
Neli Boteva
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Birthdate: May 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria