Thirty-three-year-old Bulgarian wrestler Nikolay Shterev who is a former member of Bulgaria’s National Wrestling Team has lost the battle against Covid-19. Shterev passed away at a Sofia-based hospital on Wednesday morning. The athlete was admitted..
Bulgaria's Miglena Selishka won the second European gold for Bulgaria in the Wrestling Championships in Rome. At the 50-kg freestyle final she defeated Ukrainian Oksana Livach by 5 to 3 points. Bilyana Dudova won the silver medal in the 59-kg freestyle..
Taybe Yusein, Bulgaria, won the world wrestling championship in the 62-kilogram category at the championship in Budapest, after winning a 6-2 victory versus Yukako Kawai, Japan. This is the biggest success in Yusein’s career. Earlier this..
Bulgaria’s athlete Tarek Mohamed Abdelslam won another title for that country at the European Wrestling Championships in Novi Sad, Serbia. He defeated 4:1 Russian athlete Chingiz Labazanov at the 75 kilogram Greco-Roman style contest. Labazanov became..
Wrestler Vladimir Dubov failed to claim the bronze at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The Bulgarian competitor lost to Haji Aliyev, Azerbaijan in the men's freestyle 57 kilogram by technical fall. In the final standings Vladimir Dubov is fifth,..
Bulgarian wrestler Vladimir Dubov defeated Ivan Guidea, Romania at the freestyle 57 kilogram wrestling quarterfinals at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Dubov scored four quick points after which he won by touchdown thus qilifying for the..
Vladimir Dubov qualified for the quarterfinals at the Rio Olympics after winning the match versus Daniel Dennis, USA by 11-0 and a technical fall in the men's freestyle 57 kilogram wrestling. At the quarterfinals later in the day Dubov will be..
On the 12 th day of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 21-year-old debutant in wrestling Elitsa Yankova won the first medal in these games for Bulgaria – third place and bronze in the 48 kg category. She succeeded in a dramatic match versus..
Bulgarian wrestlers won two more quotas for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August. At the European OG Qualifying Tournament in Zrenjanin (Serbia) Nikolay Bayryakov (85 kg.) in Greco-Roman wrestling and Mimi Hristova (58 kg.) reached the finals in their..
Bulgaria’s female wrestler Elitsa Yankova won the European OG Qualifying Tournament in Zrenjanin (Serbia). In the 48 kilo category Yankova defeated 3:2 the silver medalist from the European Wrestling Championships in Riga Emilia Vuc (Romania). On her..