Bulgaria at the 1998 Winter Olympics

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Bulgaria at the Olympic Games

Flag of Bulgaria
IOC code  BUL
NOC Bulgarian Olympic Committee
Website www.bgolympic.org (Bulgarian) (English)
At the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano
Competitors 19 (8 men, 11 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearer Lyubomir Popov (alpine skiing)
Medals
Rank: 15
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Bulgaria competed at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan. Bulgaria won its first ever Gold Medal when Ekaterina Dafovska won the Women's 15 km Biathlon.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Dafovska, EkaterinaEkaterina Dafovska Biathlon Women's 15 km

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Lyubomir Popov Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Stefan Georgiev 1:27.76 1:23.13 2:50.89 32
Angel Pumpalov Slalom DNF DNF
Lyubomir Popov DNF DNF
Petar Dichev 59.62 DNF DNF
Stefan Georgiev 57.95 58.17 1:56.12 22

Men's combined

Athlete Slalom Downhill Total
Time 1 Time 2 Time Total time Rank
Petar Dichev 51.16 DSQ DSQ
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Nadejda Vassileva Slalom 52.68 52.76 1:45.44 26

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Georgi Kasabov 0 31:09.5 57
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Georgi Kasabov 1'01:59.5 5 1'06:59.5 67
Women
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
7.5 km Sprint Pavlina Filipova 3 25:34.8 41
Ekaterina Dafovska 2 25:06.7 29
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
15 km Pavlina Filipova 54:18.1 1 55:18.1 4
Ekaterina Dafovska 53:52.0 1 54:52.0 1st
Women's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Radka Popova
Ekaterina Dafovska
Pavlina Filipova
Valentina Peychinova
3 1'48:55.2 16
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km
C
Slavcho Batinkov 33:23.2 84
15 km
pursuit1
F
Slavcho Batinkov 49:41.5 61
30 km
C
Slavcho Batinkov 1'50:35.0 60
1 Starting delay based on 10 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km
C
Irina Nikulchina 20:52.6 70
10 km
pursuit2
F
Irina Nikulchina 34:13.5 53
15 km
C
Irina Nikulchina 57:07.2 63
30 km
F
Irina Nikulchina 1'31:04.7 28
2 Starting delay based on 5 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete SP FS TFP Rank
Ivan Dinev 7 14 17.5 11
Women
Athlete SP FS TFP Rank
Sofia Penkova 28 DNF DNF
Ice Dancing
Athletes CD1 CD2 OD FD TFP Rank
Albena Denkova
Maxim Staviyski
18 18 18 18 36.0 18

Short track speed skating[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Round one Quarter finals Semi finals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Evgeniya Radanova 500 m 45.977 1 Q DSQ Did not advance
Daniela Vlaeva 46.681 3 Did not advance
Daniela Vlaeva 1000 m 1:37.124 3 Did not advance
Evgeniya Radanova 1:39.279 2 Q 1:38.510 3 Did not advance

Snowboarding[edit]

Women's giant slalom
Athlete Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Mariya Dimova 1:23.31 1:19.53 2:42.84 20

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