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STOYANOV Hristiyan
Sport Para athletics
NPC Bulgaria   
GenderMen
Age20
Place of BirthGabrovo, BUL
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
T46, F46
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Elena
Residence
Sofia, BUL
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Bulgarian, English
Higher education
Journalism, Public Relations - Sofia University: Bulgaria
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age 13 at school.
Why this sport?
He met an athletics coach at an inter-school competition, who offered to train him.
Club / Team
Orlovets 93: Gabrovo, BUL
Name of coach
Veselin Georgiev [personal], BUL
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with friends, cycling, listening to music, playing computer games. (viasport.bg, 04 Mar 2017; wishbox.org, 09 Feb 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2015 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation [IWAS] World Junior Games in Stoke Mandeville, England. (wishbox.org, 09 Feb 2015)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2016 and 2017 Athlete of the Year in Gabrovo, Bulgaria. (gabrovonews.bg, 21 Dec 2017; 22 Dec 2016)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (viasport.bg, 04 Mar 2017)
Impairment
He has an impairment to his right arm. (sport-gabrovo.com, 01 Jun 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2016 1500m T46 4:08.99
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2017 1500m T46 3:58.94
5 2017 400m T47 52.76
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016 1500m T46 4:03.63
1 2018 1500m T46 4:08.38