Yordanka Blagoeva

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Yordanka Blagoeva
Personal information
Born 19 January 1947

Yordanka Blagoeva (Bulgarian: Йорданка Благоева) (born 19 January 1947) is a Bulgarian athlete who competed mainly in the High Jump.

She competed for Bulgaria in the 1972 Summer Olympics held in Munich in the High Jump where she finished second. She returned four years later to the 1976 Summer Olympics held in Montreal, Canada this time only managing to win the bronze medal in the high jump.

References[edit]

Sports Reference

Universiade


Records
Preceded by
West Germany Ulrike Meyfarth
Women's High Jump World Record Holder
September 24, 1972 — August 24, 1974
Succeeded by
East Germany Rosemarie Witschas
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Bulgaria Katya Lazova
Women's Bulgarian National Champion
1972 — 1973
Succeeded by
Bulgaria Stanka Valkanova
Preceded by
Bulgaria Tatyana Kamareva
Women's Bulgarian National Champion
1979 — 1980
Succeeded by
Bulgaria Lyudmila Andonova