Ivet Lalova qualifies for 100m race semifinals in London

Photo: BGNES

Bulgarian athlete Ivet Lalova-Collio qualified for the semifinals in the 100m race at the World Athletics Championships in London. She clocked the third-best time in her heat

At the Olympic stadium in the British capital the weather was adverse due to the rain, but 33-year-old Lalova showed class by running better in the second part of her sprint. Her time is 11:31 sec. with counter wind at 0.3m per second.

The semifinals in the 100m race (women) are due tomorrow.

More from category

Benefactors come to the rescue of Bulgarian weightlifters before the upcoming European championship in Milan

The Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation paid the USD 250,000 fine imposed by the International Weightlifting Federation. The sum was collected by way of advertising contracts and donations by individual benefactors. After payment of the fine,..

published on 7/20/18 4:19 PM

Aleksandra Nacheva becomes under-20 triple jump world champion

Bulgarian Aleksandra Nacheva won the gold in the triple jump at the World U20 Athletics Championships in Tampere (Finland). A week after she ranked second in Europe for girls under 18, Nacheva was the best in the triple jump setting a new U18..

published on 7/16/18 3:02 PM

Bulgarian Bag sports equipment gains huge popularity worldwide

The Bulgarian Bag exercise equipment can be now seen in many gyms worldwide. It was invented by Bulgarian athlete Ivan Ivanov who was once part of the Bulgarian national wrestling team. Now, Ivan teaches wrestling (Greco Roman style) in the..

published on 7/15/18 8:00 AM