Tereza Moncheva Marinova ( Bulgarian: Тереза Мончева Маринова; born September 5, 1977 in Pleven) is a Bulgarian athlete who competed in long jump and triple jump.
In her younger days she became both European Junior and World Junior champion, and she still holds the
world junior record at triple jump. At the 2000 Summer Olympics she won the gold medal with a personal best jump of 15.20 metres.
In long jump her personal best is 6.46 m. She did not compete internationally after the
2004 World Indoor Championships until 2006. She finished sixth at the 2006 European Athletics Championships. [1 ]
Moncho was a prominent 800 metres runner who once set a Bulgarian record and still holds the Bulgarian one mile record, and her brother Tsvetomir was a talented [2 ] 400 metres runner.
Marinova retired from the sport shortly before the start of the
2008 Summer Olympics. Nine months after that she started work as an [3 ] athletics instructor. Marinova was one of the commentators for the [4 ] Bulgarian National Television during the 2012 Summer Olympics. She is currently a teacher at the [5 ] National Sports Academy. [6 ]
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Marinova gave birth to her first child, a girl named Darina, on 17 February 2011.
Her second child, a boy called Kalin, was born on 23 December 2012. [7 ] [8 ]
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