Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Bulgarian, English, French
Finance - University of National and World Economy: Sofia, BUL
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics at age 12 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Why this sport?
His mother encouraged him to begin Para athletics. "My mum competed in sprints, so maybe I have this in my genes. I started doing long jump because it is a very beautiful, interesting, dynamic discipline."
Going to the theatre and cinema. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the T47 long jump at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (SportsDeskOnline, 07 Apr 2021; Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family and coach Georgi Nedev. (gong.bg, 28 Feb 2019)
Hero / Idol
Bulgarian sprinter Ivet Lalova-Collio. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train like hell to go to heaven." (bgonair.bg, 08 Sep 2016)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (gong.bg, 28 Feb 2019)
He was born without a left forearm. (gong.bg, 28 Feb 2019)
|Men's 100 m T47||Heat 1||2017-07-15||12|
|Men's Triple Jump T47||Final 1||2017-07-17||7|
|Men's Long Jump T47||Final 1||2017-07-19||7|