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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.
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).
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).
Romania conquered the gold medal in the mixed doubles event at the Table Tennis Balkan Championships in Albena, Bulgaria, on Saturday, through pairing Cristian Chirita/Andreea Dragoman, who defeated Turks Zihni Batuhan Sahin/Merve Ozturk, 3-0 (11-7, 11-7, 11-4).
Ivaylo Chochev became a hero for the "lions", who scored with a header in the 82nd minute
Bulgaria completely outplayed and beat Lithuania with a goal in the 82nd minute in the fifth match of the world qualifiers of group "C". The hero for the "lions" was Ivaylo Chochev, who scored with a header after a cross from a foul.
Bulgaria's national volleyball team under 19 lost the final of the World Cup in Tehran with 0:3 sets (-20, -19, - 19) against Poland and thus remained with the silver medals, which is also a huge success.
The Bulgarians offered almost no resistance to their opponent, as the fatigue from the two grueling matches against Italy and Russia, won after a tiebreak, clearly had its say.
Bulgaria's national volleyball team for juniors under 19 won in an incredible way the quarterfinals against Italy and ranked among the four best in the world.
The little lions, led by Martin Stoev, fought for every single point and even a cruel referee at the end of the fifth game did not prevent them from winning against their peers from Italy with a 3:2 game.
Turkey on Aug. 31 will take on Poland in the quarter-finals of the Women's European Volleyball Championship after making six wins in six games with a win over the Czech Republic.
The Turkish women defeated the Czechs 3-1 (25 - 13, 22 - 25, 25 - 14 and 25 - 13) on Aug. 29 in front of more than 2,000 Turkish fans in Kolodruma Sports Hall in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Ruzhdi Ruzhdi brought Bulgaria's first medal at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo after winning silver in the shot put at the athletics tournament.
Ruzhdi, the Rio 2016 Olympic champion in the F55 category, achieved 12.23 meters in his best fifth attempt. He scored another 12.14, 12.19 meters and committed three fouls.