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42 athletes set to represent Bulgaria at Tokyo Olympics

Photo: Facebook /Summer Olympics Tokyo 2021

Today, the Bulgarian Olympic Committee approved the composition of the Bulgarian delegation to the XXXII Summer Olympics in Tokyo which open on 23 July. The flag bearer of the Bulgarian delegation at the opening will be 5-times Olympics medal holder, sport shooter Maria Grozdeva.

Bulgaria will be represented by 42 competitors in 14 sports, among them traditional strengths for Bulgaria such as wrestling, weightlifting, shooting sports, boxing, rhythmic gymnastics etc.

At the last two Olympic Games Bulgaria won 3 medals at each though it had no champion: two silver and one bronze medal in London in 2012 and one silver and two bronze medals in Rio in 2016. 

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