Antoaneta Todorova

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Antoaneta Ivanova Todorova-Selenska (Bulgarian: Антоанета Иванова Тодорова-Селенска; born 8 June 1963) is a retired female javelin thrower from Bulgaria, who set the world record and the world's best year performance in 1981. She made her mark (71.88 m) at a meet in Zagreb on 15 August 1981.

Todorova was born in Samovodene, Veliko Tarnovo, and competed in three Summer Olympics (1980, 1988 and 1992).

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Bulgaria
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 10th 60.66 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 11th 56.78 m
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 7th 61.24 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 16th 59.40 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 10th 58.82 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th 57.76 m


  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Antoaneta Todorova-Selenska". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.
  • Antoaneta Todorova-Selenska at IAAF
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Tatyana Biryulina
Women's Javelin Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
Sofia Sakorafa