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TODOROVA Milena
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Bulgaria   
GenderWomen
Age45
Place of BirthDobrich, BUL
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SH2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Dobrich, BUL
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Bulgarian, English, Russian
Higher education
Information Technology - Constantine of Preslav University of Shumen: Bulgaria
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2007 at the Irar Sport Club in Varna, Bulgaria.
Why this sport?
She was invited to try the sport, and she liked it.
Club / Team
Favorit 2013 Sport Club: Dobrich, BUL
Name of coach
Rumyana Apostolova, BUL, from 2016
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Bulgaria
General Interest
Hobbies
Drawing, web programming and design, computer games. (Athlete, 19 Apr 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze medals at the 2013 World Cup event in Antalya, Turkey, and the 2018 Grand Prix in Szczecin, Poland. (Athlete, 19 Apr 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her father, and her brother. (Athlete, 19 Apr 2019)
Hero / Idol
Bulgarian sport shooter Maria Grozdeva. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
She received the Impressive Performance prize at the 2018 Sport Icar awards ceremony held by the Bulgarian Olympic Committee. (mpes.government.bg, 19 Dec 2018; standartnews.com, 19 Dec 2018)
Milestones
She became the first Bulgarian Para shooter to compete at the Paralympic Games when she took part at the 2016 event in Rio de Janeiro. (bnt.bg, 30 May 2018; ndt1.eu, 24 Oct 2016; SportsDeskOnline, 01 Jan 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 19 Apr 2019)
Impairment
At age three she was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, which affects her upper and lower limbs. (dobrich.topnovini.bg, 20 Jan 2016; Athlete, 02 Sep 2016)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works at the information service centre for the municipality of Dobrich in Bulgaria. (Athlete, 19 Apr 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Qualification 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 627.2
Qualification 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.6
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
22 2014 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 625.7
41 2014 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 626.6
17 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 626.0
5 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 189.5
World Cup (Szczecin)
Rank Year Event Result
11 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 621.0
20 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 626.0
8 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 80.7
11 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.8
5 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 146.2
24 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.7
22 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 621.0
29 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 625.8
7 2017 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 144.1
10 2017 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 630.2
6 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 166.5
7 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 145.7
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
16 2013 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 621.5
9 2013 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 632.2
8 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 121.4
18 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.6
World Ranking (2018/01/01)
Rank Year Event Result
15 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
13 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
8 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
13 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
8 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
International Shooting Competition of Hannover
Rank Year Event Result
11 2017 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 630.1
27 2017 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.2