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Stela Eneva

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F57

Further personal information

Residence
Bulgaria
Languages
Bulgarian, English
Higher education
Accounting, Economics - University of Economics: Varna, BUL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 2000.
Club / Team
SC Atlant: Varna, BUL
Name of coach
Georgi Gulev [personal], BUL, from 2007

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Bulgaria
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Assen, NED

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in discus at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Bulgarian shot putter Ivanka Koleva, Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, Croatian discus thrower Sandra Perkovic. (oib.bg, 13 Dec 2012; Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Each work is rewarded." (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She was named the Bulgarian Sportsperson with an Impairment of the Year for 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014. (bnr.bg, 01 Sep 2014; novinite.com, 23 Dec 2014)

She was named an honorary citizen of Varna, Bulgaria. (bnr.bg, 01 Sep 2014)
Impairment
Both her legs have been amputated. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
She has studied a degree in coaching at the Vasil Levski National Sports Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria. (bnr.bg, 01 Sep 2014)

CLUB FOUNDER
In 2010 she founded the Athletics Club for People with Disabilities and Veterans in Varna, Bulgaria. (blitz.bg, 13 Sep 2013; oib.bg, 13 Dec 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F42-46 Final Round 9
Women's Javelin F42-46 Final Round 13
Women's Discus Throw F42-46 Final Round 7
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F57/58 Final Round 2
Women's Shot Put F57/58 Final Round 4
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F58 Final Round 1
Women's Shot Put F58 Final Round 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F42-46 Final Round 12
Women's Discus Throw F42-46 Final Round 10
Women's Shot Put F42-46 Final Round 11
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F57/58 Final 2011-01-23 2
Women's Discus Throw F57/58 Final 2011-01-29 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F57/58 Final Round 2012-09-04 2
Women's Shot Put F57/58 Final Round 2012-09-08 2
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F58 Final 1 2013-07-20 2
Women's Discus Throw F57/58 Final 1 2013-07-27 4
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F57 Final 1 2015-10-23 1
Women's Discus Throw F57 Final 1 2015-10-27 2