Bulgaria’s rhythmic gymnastics team won bronze medal at the 3 balls and 2 ropes routine in the last day of the 2017 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Pesaro (Italy). Simona Dyankova, Elena Bineva, Laura Traats, Madlen Radukanova and Teodora Alexandrova earned 18.600 points. Russia grabbed the gold medals with 18.900 points and Japan won the silver medals with 18.650 points.
Bulgaria has ended up fourth in the rankings by medals with one silver medal (in the all-around for the group teams) and two bronze ones (Neviana Vladinova at the final in ball and the group team with balls and ropes).
Bulgarians Sesil Karatantcheva and Elitsa Kostova have made it to the semifinals of the hard court tennis tournament in Las Vegas, USA, with a prize fund worth 60,000 USD. Seventh seeded Karatantcheva won a landslide victory 6:0, 6:1 over..
Bulgarian athlete Denislav Ivanov won the title in the 66 kg category of the Junior European Judo Championships in Maribor, Slovenia. Ivanov whose coach is Emil Damyanov, won the match for the title for less than 2 minutes achieving an ippon..
Bulgaria’s football champion Ludogorets (Razgrad) drew 0:0 against Istanbul Basaksehir in its first match in Europa League Group C. In the other match of Group C Hoffenheim lost surprisingly 1:2 to Braga at home. Ludogorets is to face the German team..