The Syrian Arif Majid has headed the Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation. He was elected at the General Assembly by 24 to 6 votes against the current president Nedelcho Kolev. Majid is the son of a businessman who owns a fast-food chain. "I am a big..
Bulgaria ranks first in the men’s final standings by nations at the European weightlifting championships which ended in Moscow yesterday, documents published by the organizers and the European Weightlifting Federation show, Sportal website reports...
Bulgaria has won a third gold medal in the European Men's and Women's Weightlifting Championships taking place in Moscow. In the 61-kg category Stilyan Grozdev won the title with 296 kg. Stilyan Grozdev is a graduate of the extremely productive Ruse..
Angel Rusev won the gold medal at the European men’s and women’s weightlifting championship in Moscow in the 55 kg. weight categiory. 19-year old Angel Rusev comes from the famed weightlifting school in Ruse with coaches Krustina and Tadoslav..
One of the greatest Bulgarian weightlifters Antonio Krastev died in car accident in Minnesota at the age of 58. Krastev is a two-time World Weightlifting Champion (in Södertälje in 1985 and in Sofia in 1986) and a two-time European Weightlifting..
Yunder Beitula has won second silver medal for Bulgaria at the pre-Olympic weightlifting tournament in Iran. In the 81kg category, Beitula made six successful attempts and became a vice champion with a total of 353kgs. Beitula is a..
Angel Rusev earned silver medal in the Men’s total at the pre-Olympic weightlifting tournament in the Iranian city of Rasht. The Bulgarian athlete finished with 110 kilograms in the snatch event and 147 kilograms in the clean and jerk event i n the 61..
At the major pre-Olympic weightlifting tournament in Doha, Bulgarian athlete Hristo Hristov won the silver prize for overall performance in the race. Bulgarian weightlifters finish the pre-Olympic 2019 with a total of 46 medals, including 7 titles..
Legendary weightlifter Naim Suleymanoglu, who died in hospital in Istanbul yesterday, is to be buried today at the Edirnekapi Martyr's Cemetery. The funeral is expected to be attended by Turkish PM Binali Yıldırım. Suleymanoglu was hospitalized at the..
Bulgaria’s athlete Hristo Hristov became European champion at the U17 Weightlifting Championships in Pristina, Kosovo. Hristov earned the gold medal at the 94 kilogram category. The Bulgarian athlete won the gold in the overall with 355 kilograms...