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Judoka Pogačnik wins European bronze in women’s 70kg

Sofia – Slovenian judoka Anka Pogačnik won the bronze medal in the women’s 70kg category at the European Judo Championship in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Saturday, her first medal in major competitions. In the decisive fight, she defeated Hilde Jager of the Netherlands after three penalties.

Dimitrov Double Dips Stateside

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov bowed out twice in as many weeks in US tennis tournaments.

Great Achievement for Bulgarian Alpine Skier in Beijing 2022

Albert Popov recorded a great performance in the slalom at the Beijing Olympics. The best Bulgarian alpine skier finished 9th in the final standings of the Ice River track in Yanqing.

He finished with a total time of both rounds 1:45.15 minutes, which ranked him among the best in the discipline.

Successful Start for Bulgaria at the Beijing Olympics

Vladimir Zografski overcame the qualification in ski jumping on the small ramp in the first Bulgarian start of the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. Our best jumper entered the top 50 with a 13th result after jumping 97.5 m in crosswinds. He overcame the qualification with a total score of 99.7 points.

The XXIV Beijing Winter Olympics Begins Today

The XXIV Olympic Winter Games in Beijing begin on February 4 with the opening ceremony, which will take place at 14:00 p.m. Bulgarian time. The games in the Chinese capital will last until February 20.

Bulgarian Karlos Nasar became World Champion in Weightlifting

Karlos Nasar became world champion in weightlifting in the category up to 81 kg at the men's weightlifting championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. This is the first world title for Bulgaria in the bars since 2007.

Bulgaria: World Champion in Weightlifting is Angel Rusev

Angel Rusev (55 kg) is a world champion in weightlifting. He won the gold in the ejection with 144 kg. After 110 kg in the throw, the Bulgarian finished third in the match. The champion with 260 kg became the Kazakh Arli Shontay.

This is the biggest success of Rusev's career, which took place at the world championship in Tashkent (Uzbekistan).

Dinçel wins gold in seniors’ taekwondo

Turkish athlete Merve Dinçel has won a gold medal at the World Taekwondo Women's Open Championships held in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh.

The Turkish Taekwondo Federation tweeted that Dinçel beat Alma Perez Parrado from Spain in the women's 53 kg final to become the world champion.

Sofia Marathon Starts on Sunday, October 10

This Sunday, October 10, the Sofia marathon - Wizz Air Sofia marathon will be held. This is the 38th edition of one of the most popular and popular sports competitions in Bulgaria, which attracts fans of running and active lifestyle from over 30 countries.

Nearly 60% of Bulgarians are Skeptical about Adopting the Euro

58% of Bulgarians do not support the introduction of the euro as the official currency in the country. This shows a study prepared by Trend agency specifically for the financial forum NEXT DIFI 2021, organized by b2b Media for the fifth year. The data during the event was presented by Anastas Stefanov, manager of Trend Agency.

Bulgaria’s Town of Panagyurishte Awarded Title of European City of Sports in 2022

Bulgaria's Town of Panagyurishte Awarded Title of European City of Sports in 2022

The town of Panagyurishte (Pazardzhik district) has met the high criteria to be a European City of Sports in 2022 and has received the prestigious title. This became clear today after an inspection by the non-profit association ACES Europe.

 

Table tennis: Romania wins 12 medals in Balkan Championships

Romania won 12 medals in the 46th edition of the Balkan Table Tennis Championships in Albena (Bulgaria), 5 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze. In the men's singles, Cristian Chirita won the gold, after victories in a row, defeating in the final Turk Batuhan Ulucak, 4-1 (11-7, 11-7, 11-4, 9-11, 11-8).

Romanian juniors win five medals in European Aerobic Championships

The Romanian juniors won on Sunday five medals in the European Aerobic Championships in Pesaro, Italy, one gold, two silver and two bronze. Romania has managed to get the gold in the final of the aerobic dance event (Darius Branda, Madalin Boldea, Mirela Frincu, Daria Mihaiu, Larisa Suiu, Vladut Popa), 17.650, ahead of Russia (17.400) and Hungary (17.250).

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