Iva Prandzheva

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Iva Prandzheva (Bulgarian: Ива Пранджева, born February 15, 1972 in Plovdiv) is a former Bulgarian athlete who was successful in both long jump and triple jump.

Her best performance came at the 1995 World Championships where she won a silver medal with 15.18 metres, a personal best. The winner of the event, Inessa Kravets, set a new world record (15.50 metres) which still stands.

Prandzheva competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics, but failed a drug test there and was banned. She retired after the 2000 season.

She competed in Survivor BG 2009 and was both the Runner - Up and Main Antagonist.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Bulgaria
1990 World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 1st Long jump
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 3rd Triple jump
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 2nd Triple jump
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd Triple jump
1996 Eurppean Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 1st Triple jump
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States DSQ (drugs) Triple jump
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 2nd Triple jump
3rd Long jump
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 3rd Triple jump
3rd Long jump

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