Bulgarians debuted at the Olympic forum in Paris in 1924. The country had 7 representatives then. The highest ranking competitor was Georgi Abadzhiev – 31st, who won the round-tour in Bulgaria in the same year.

At the Games in "Berlin '36" Kanyo Dzhambazov ranked 16th at the common start on road. The best result was registered by Dimo Angelov in 1000 meters off-place at the Games in “Munich 72”. He won the first points from cycling for Bulgaria then. At the Olympic Games in Moscow in 1980 the foursome Nencho Hristov , Venelin Hubenov, Yordan Penchev and Borislav Asenov ranked 6th in the 100 km team road race. Radoslav Konstantinov (1000 m off-place) and Dimitar Gospodinov (road) represented Bulgaria at the Games in "Athens 2004".

Evgenia Radanova left a memorable mark on the Bulgarian Olympic history by being the first Bulgarian to participate both in the winter and summer games. The world short track record-breaker started in the discipline off-place speed short track skating in the Greek capital after preparing for the world’s largest sports forum for only a year and a half.


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