Bulgarian Stanimir Belomazhev has won the bronze at the European Ski Orienteering Championships in Finland. He finished 13 sec. after gold medalist Lars Mohold from Norway. The silver went to Kiril Veselov from Russia.
Originally, Stanimir Belomazhev clocked the best time, but was disqualified along with several other athletes for choosing the option of passing through a frozen lake marked on the map as impassable. After a series of protests the jury decided to deduct from the classification time the interval for the passage of the disputed section and announced the official results, in which the Bulgarian placed third.
In his career Stanimir Belomazhev has won three European titles, silver and bronze at the championships in Latvia (2013), Russia (2014) and Switzerland (2015).In the mixed relay Antonia Grigorova and Stanimir Belomazhev placed fourth following Russia, Sweden and Finland.
Bulgaria’s leading alpine climber Boyan Petrov has told Dnevnik newspaper that on Saturday he climbed Gasherbrum II Peak (8035 m) in Karakoram. This has been his second attempt to conquer the peak after in 2009 he had to give up for the lack of a..
Bulgarian Greco-Roman wrestlers won the team title at the wrestling tournament in Romania, which is the final check before the World Cup in Paris next month. The Bulgarian team won a total of 7 medals. The gold went to Daniel Alexandrov (80..
Daniel Ivanov-Aoiyama has finished second in the final rankings of the Nagoya sumo tournament. The 195-kg Bulgarian giant stood good chances of winning the Emperor’s Cup but it finally went to Hakuho, for the 39 th time in his glorious career...