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STOYANOV Hristiyan
Sport Para athletics
NPC Bulgaria   
GenderMen
Age21
Place of BirthGabrovo, BUL
Height1.77 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
F46, T46
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Elena
Residence
Sofia, BUL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Bulgarian, English, Russian
Higher education
Journalism, Public Relations - Sofia University: Bulgaria
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age seven in Gabrovo, Bulgaria.
Why this sport?
He met an athletics coach at an inter-school competition, who offered to train him.
Club / Team
Dunav Ruse: Bulgaria
Name of coach
Evgeni Ignatov, BUL, from 2017
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Bulgaria
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Grosseto, ITA
General Interest
Nicknames
Hrisz (Instagram profile, 22 Sep 2019)
Hobbies
Photography. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Athlete of the Year in Gabrovo, Bulgaria. (gabrovonews.bg, 22 Dec 2018, 21 Dec 2017, 22 Dec 2016)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (viasport.bg, 04 Mar 2017)
Impairment
He has an impairment to his right arm. (sport-gabrovo.com, 01 Jun 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2016 1500m T46 4:08.99
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2017 1500m T46 3:58.94
5 2017 400m T47 52.76
1 2019 1500m T46 3:50.87
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016 1500m T46 4:03.63
1 2018 1500m T46 4:08.38