logo

Sport News

Ognyana Dusheva: Coach without dreams and motivation is like a sailless ship

Ognyana Dusheva: Coach without dreams and motivation is like a sailless ship

09-06-2019
  What did attract you to the kayak? How did it all begin? It was a warm April day in 1976. A young canoe-kayak coach, Emil Barbulov, was recruiting children for a group of kayaks from the schools. In the break, one of my friends and classmate saw him and enrolled, telling me in the classroom about it. I had no idea what a canoe-kayak was, but I also wanted to train something. The bell rang...
Read more »
Olympic champion Lilyana Vaseva: Sport teaches you to overcome yourself

Olympic champion Lilyana Vaseva: Sport teaches you to overcome yourself

08-06-2019
Where did your sport career start? My sporting career started and ended in AFC Trakia. Are the Olympic Games the top in the career of every athlete? The Olympic Games are a 4-year-long striving for every great player, and the participation in them is really the greatest achievement. You win an Olympic medal at a four with a steersman. What are the advantages and disadvantages of a team competi...
Read more »
Krasi Dunev - the first in the world to make six consecutive overhangs on horizontal bars

Krasi Dunev - the first in the world to make six consecutive overhangs on horizontal bars

07-06-2019
Did sport choose you or did you choose the sport? I think that every person in his life has a prescribed path to go, respectively decisions to take and choices to make. Gymnastics for me was one of these most important choices.  You are the first gymnast in the world to make six consecutive overhangs. What qualities are needed to achieve this success? Extremely hard work, dedication, coura...
Read more »
Bozhidar Milenkov: I do not remember anything from my first big competition, it was like a dream

Bozhidar Milenkov: I do not remember anything from my first big competition, it was like a dream

10-05-2019
-Tell us how it all started. What were your first steps in the sport? - Before I started practicing kayak I tried to practice athletics, basketball. My two cousins, Haralan and Stefan Zaharievi, however, trained kayak. They brought me to the Regatta Venue. I liked it, and I started from the 4th grade to come with them. I just watched them training. And one day - I remember it very well because it...
Read more »
Penka Stoyanova: Experts said that my unique shooting at the basket has chilled the opponent

Penka Stoyanova: Experts said that my unique shooting at the basket has chilled the opponent

09-05-2019
- When did you first touch a basketball ball? How did it all began? - In 1963, in Karlovo I went to a basketball training session with my friend and classmate Yordanka Dobreva. Since the first time they showed me the basketball step, I did it. So I joined the girls' basketball team. I started participating in school competitions under the guidance of our teacher Stoyo Hubchev. On such a competiti...
Read more »
Ivan Mihaylov: The box attracted me after watching a movie

Ivan Mihaylov: The box attracted me after watching a movie

07-05-2019
- Tell us how did your sport career start? - I started training in the town of Sliven in 1961. Then I entered the barracks and I became champion twice in the team tournament. Later, I came to the team of Lokomotiv Plovdiv, where I became a Bulgarian champion three times, followed by the European Championship in 1967, where I participated for the first time in such a great competition and I did no...
Read more »
Olympic medalist Blagovest Stoyanov: I failed with athletics and I was transferred to canoe-kayak

Olympic medalist Blagovest Stoyanov: I failed with athletics and I was transferred to canoe-kayak

07-05-2019
- Tell us about your story with canoe. How did it all begin? - My story is slightly different, because I was involved in athletics as a child, and for the sports school I was directing to, I applied for this. But it did not happen to me and they transferred me to the kayak. At that moment, I had no idea what that sport was like. I started training, I liked it and things developed in a favorable w...
Read more »
Olympic medalist in weightlifting Rumen Aleksandrov: In life success depends on family

Olympic medalist in weightlifting Rumen Aleksandrov: In life success depends on family

07-05-2019
- Why did you choose to practice weightlifting? - In 1971, I applied for the sports school and hoped to start with athletics. But I did not have enough height - I was 1.38 meters, and then the requirements were at least 1.50 meters. However, at the exams I had passed successfully, I was noticed by the weightlifting trainer Gancho Karushkov. He told me to apply with bars. So I did. - Is it harder...
Read more »
Anna Bakova: Sport teaches me how to fight life

Anna Bakova: Sport teaches me how to fight life

07-05-2019
- Do you remember when you started rowing professionally? - I started rowing professionally as a young girl. After the Olympic Games in Montreal in 1976, they took me to the national team. There followed a number of camps and my first World Championship in which I took part was in 1977 in Amsterdam. - You have participated in both double and quadruple scull? How is the synchron in the team achie...
Read more »
Absolute record holder in the shooting Petar Zapryanov: Sport made me a man

Absolute record holder in the shooting Petar Zapryanov: Sport made me a man

06-05-2019
- Why did you choose to practice sport shooting? - I grew up with weapons - my grandfather was a hunter. It was a pleasure to interact with the weapons. My patriotic motivation must also be taken into account - to prepare myself properly for the protection of the Fatherland. That's why I chose shooting - it was just the sport I dreamed of since first grade. I managed to get into the sports school...
Read more »

Project "Establishing Youth Centre in the city of Plovdiv", with the financial support of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009-2014 ДО3-9/28.01.2014