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July 5, 1947 |
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|College||McGill University (1968–1969)|
|Career highlights and awards|
As a player
As a coach
Atanas Golomeev is a retired Bulgarian basketball player and coach. At a height of 2.08 m (6'10") tall, he played at the center position. He is the most decorated Bulgarian basketball player of all time. He was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991.
Golomeev played college basketball at McGill University, with the McGill Redmen, in the 1968–69 season. He played in 24 games, and averaged 37.5 points per game, with a single-game scoring high of 57 points.
Bulgarian national team
As a member of the senior men's Bulgarian national basketball team, Golomeev participated in five EuroBasket competitions (1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, and 1977). At the EuroBasket 1973 and EuroBasket 1975, he was the top scorer of the tournament, scoring 156 and 160 points respectively. He earned an All-EuroBasket Team selection four times, in 1971, 1973, 1975, and 1977 .
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