Sofia, Bulgaria: The Ministry of Youth and Sports informed through its social media account that at the World Championship in Rhythmic Gymnastics for Girls in Romania, Bulgarian competitors won six medals – three gold and three silver.
The ensemble consisting of Andrea Ivanova, Eva Emilova, Tsvetejoana Peycheva, Krasimira Ivanova, Gabriela Peeva and Vanessa Emilova triumphed with the world title in all-around and added two medals in the finals of five balls and five ropes.
In the individual race, Elvira Krasnobaeva won the world title in ball. Nicole Todorova won the silver distinction of a ribbon—the excellent performance of Bulgarian gymnastics teams and the team title in the championship.
The invincible Peter Mitsin won the third title at Belgrade’s European Junior and Girls Swimming Championship. The Bulgarian finished first in the 400 m freestyle with a time of 3:44.31, a new junior world record and the quota for Paris 2024 in this discipline.
A new strong result and a silver medal for Joana Georgieva at the Canoe-Kayak World Championship in Auronzo, Italy. The Bulgarian came second at 500 meters in the Olympic single-seat kayak at the 23-year-olds, finishing in 1:51.89 min. Preslav Georgiev also added a bronze medal in the championship of 5000 meters single-seat canoe.
Through its social media account, the Bulgarian Ministry of Youth and Sports congratulated the Bulgarian athletes on the achieved results, and the medals won.
They wrote, “A very talented generation of athletes is growing. Our young hopes pleased all of Bulgaria with their achievements and showed great potential. Minister of Youth and Sports Dimitar Iliev wishes success in the next challenges”.
Additionally, with an amazing swim, Peter Mitsin won second gold at the European Championship for Youth and Girls in Belgrade. He finished first in the 800m freestyle discipline with a new national record and a new European Junior Championships record – 7:47.45 minutes. The victory means the quota for Bulgaria in swimming at the Paris 2024 Olympics.