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Former footballer Hristo Yanev climbs Mont Blanc with noble cause

Hristo Yanev (L) and Manu Gaidet (R)
Photo: BGNES

Bulgaria’s former footballer and coach Hristo Yanev has climbed the tallest peak in Western Europe- Mont Blanc (4,809 meters) with a noble cause. The former member of the Bulgarian national football team who played for CSKA, Litex and Grenoble was accompanied by the famous skier and mountain guide Manu Gaidet. Hristo Yanev’s ascent is part of the campaign “Every Child Deserves- a story with a future”’. The forty-one-year-old Bulgarian is founder of “Seven Stories” association. He launched a charity campaign aimed to build and equip a modern therapeutic center for children with late speech, autism and emotional-behavioral problems in development.


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