Bulgaria Grabs Two Medals at European Athletics Championship

Sports | March 9, 2015, Monday // 14:01|  views

Silver medalist Gabriela Petrova of Bulgaria takes off her socks after women`s Triple Jump final during the European Athletics Indoor Championships 2015 at the O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic, 08 March 2015. Photo: EPA

Bulgaria won two medals at the European Athletics Indoor Championships, which was held at the O2 Arena in Prague between March 5 and 8.

Radoslava Mavrodieva grabbed bronze at the shot put on Saturday, while Gabriela Petrova won silver at the triple jump on Sunday.

Mavrodieva achieved 17.83 metres in her second attempt, recording the best performance in her career to date.

Petrova jumped 14.52 metres in her final sixth attempt, remaining 3 centimetres short of her best performance to date.

The two female athletes were the only Bulgarian representatives to win any medals and the country occupied the 20th position in the final ranking.


Tags: Bulgaria, athletics, European Athletics Indoor Championships, Prague, Radoslava Mavrodieva, Gabriela Petrova, shot put, Triple Jump

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