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Turkish weightlifters Cansu Bektaş and Gamze Altun clinched gold medals in the women's 45-kilogram category on the first day of the European Weightlifting Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Bektaş lifted 75 kilograms in the snatch, securing Turkey's first gold medal of the championship. Meanwhile, Altun lifted 92 kilograms in the clean and jerk to claim her gold medal.
The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) has marked a significant milestone in the nation's journey towards full integration into the Eurozone by finalizing the approval of the design for Bulgarian euro coins.
This crucial step underscores Bulgaria's readiness to adopt the euro as its official currency and represents a pivotal moment in the country's preparations for Eurozone membership.
Aleksandar Vezenkov, who was declared the Athlete of Bulgaria for 2023, returned to play for his team, the Sacramento Kings. After an ankle injury, Vezenkov did not play for 16 days.
"The Kings", however, suffered a defeat with a score of 120:133 as hosts against the team with the weakest performance of the season - the Detroit Pistons.
In a dazzling display of strategic prowess, Antoaneta Stefanova secured a silver medal at the European Rapid Chess Championship held in Monte Carlo. The seasoned Bulgarian chess grandmaster showcased her skills in 11 intense games, where competitors grappled with a time constraint of 15 minutes per move, plus an additional 10 seconds.
LESKOVAC - The Serbia men's national football team has secured a historic EURO berth by drawing 2-2 with Bulgaria in the last EURO 2024 Group G qualifying game in Leskovac, southern Serbia, on Sunday.
The national team will play at EURO 2024 in Germany for the first time under its present name and also for the first time since 2000.
The female chess players from the Bulgarian national team defeated Serbia with 3:1 points in the fifth round of the European Team Championship in the Montenegro city of Budva.
The Bulgarian women, who still have no loss, played the match very correctly tactically and managed to take advantage on the second and third boards through Nurgyul Salimova and Viktoria Radeva.