Vanya Voynova

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Vanya Voynova



Class of 2001


• Nominated as the best athlete in Bulgaria in 1959

• Collected one gold, three silver and two bronze medals at the European Championships as a member of Bulgarian national teams in the 1950s

• Also helped Bulgaria claim a bronze medal at the 1964 World Championships

• Paced the "Slavia" team to a dozen Bulgarian national champion titles (1953-1965)

• Became one of the most prominent sport journalists and basketball officials in her country upon completing her playing career


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