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Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting
NPC Bulgaria   
GenderWomen
Age43
Place of BirthSevlievo, BUL
Height1.73 m
Weight 93 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F57
Further Personal Information
Residence
Bulgaria
Languages
Bulgarian, English
Higher education
Accounting, Economics - University of Economics: Varna, BUL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 2000.
Club / Team
SC Atlant: Varna, BUL
Name of coach
Georgi Gulev [personal], BUL, from 2007
Senior International Debut
Year
2003
Competing for
Bulgaria
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Assen, NED
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in discus at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Bulgarian shot putter Ivanka Koleva, Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, Croatian discus thrower Sandra Perkovic. (oib.bg, 13 Dec 2012; Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Each work is rewarded." (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She was named the Bulgarian Sportsperson with an Impairment of the Year for 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014. (bnr.bg, 01 Sep 2014; novinite.com, 23 Dec 2014)

She was named an honorary citizen of Varna, Bulgaria. (bnr.bg, 01 Sep 2014)
Impairment
Both her legs have been amputated. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
She has studied a degree in coaching at the Vasil Levski National Sports Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria. (bnr.bg, 01 Sep 2014)

CLUB FOUNDER
In 2010 she founded the Athletics Club for People with Disabilities and Veterans in Varna, Bulgaria. (blitz.bg, 13 Sep 2013; oib.bg, 13 Dec 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
11 2004 Shot Put F42-46 9.42 
10 2004 Discus Throw F42-46 32.22 
12 2004 Javelin Throw F42-46 13.45 
4 2008 Shot Put F57-58 10.28
2 2008 Discus Throw F57/58 34.58
2 2012 Discus Throw F57/58 36.56
2 2012 Shot Put F57-58 11.38
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
9 2002 Shot Put F42-46 7.98
7 2002 Discus Throw F42-46 24.12
13 2002 Javelin Throw F42-46 14.45
1 2006 Shot Put F58 9.82
1 2006 Discus Throw F58 31.94
2 2011 Shot Put F57-58 10.54
2 2011 Discus Throw F57/58 39.84
2 2013 Shot Put F58 11.40
4 2013 Discus Throw F57/58 35.70
  2015 Shot Put F57 11.14 DSQ
  2015 Discus Throw F57 32.25 DSQ
European Championships (Overall) - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Discus Throw F57 31.88
1 2014 Shot Put F57 10.58