Bulgaria at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Bulgaria at the
2018 Winter Olympics
Refer to caption
IOC codeBUL
NOCBulgarian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.bgolympic.org/home-en
in Pyeongchang
Competitors21 in 6 sports
Flag bearer Radoslav Yankov (opening)[1]
Yordan Chuchuganov (closing)
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Bulgaria competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February 2018, with 21 competitors in 6 sports.

Competitors[edit]

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 2 1 3
Biathlon 5 5 10
Cross-country skiing 2 1 3
Luge 1 0 1
Ski jumping 1 0 1
Snowboarding 1 2 3
Total 12 9 21

Alpine skiing[edit]

Bulgaria has qualified 2 men and 1 female competitors

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Albert Popov Men's slalom DNF
Men's giant slalom 1:12.39 34 1:11.21 22 2:23.60 28
Kamen Zlatkov Men's slalom DNF
Men's giant slalom 1:17.65 59 DNF
Maria Kirkova Women's slalom 54.87 41 54.14 35 1:49.01 35
Women's giant slalom 1:18.39 46 1:14.38 37 2:32.77 40

Biathlon[edit]

Based on their Nations Cup rankings in the 2016–17 Biathlon World Cup, Bulgaria has qualified a team of 5 men and 5 women.[2][3]

Men
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Krasimir Anev Sprint 25:08.8 2 (1+1) 37
Pursuit 37:57.9 5 (0+0+3+2) 45
Individual 50:41.8 1 (0+0+0+1) 25
Dimitar Gerdzhikov Sprint 26:47.9 4 (2+2) 81
Individual 52:12.0 3 (2+0+1+0) 43
Vladimir Iliev Sprint 25:42.7 4 (0+4) 54
Pursuit 38:08.7 7 (1+3+2+1) 46
Individual 50:25.9 3 (0+1+1+1) 19
Anton Sinapov Sprint 25:47.9 3 (2+1) 56
Pursuit 40:49.1 8 (0+1+3+4) 60
Individual 54:48.4 5 (0+2+0+3) 71
Krasimir Anev
Dimitar Gerdzhikov
Vladimir Iliev
Anton Sinapov
Team relay LAP 16 (6+10) 16
Women
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Desislava Stoyanova Sprint 24:54.3 5 (2+3) 76
Individual 50:25.9 7 (2+2+2+1) 79
Emilia Yordanova Sprint 23:50.0 1 (1+0) 60
Pursuit 37:04.3 6 (2+1+3+0) 55
Individual 50:56.3 6 (4+0+1+1) 82
Stefani Popova Individual 50:20.3 5 (1+0+2+2) 77
Daniela Kadeva Sprint 24:39.2 3 (2+1) 72
Individual 46:52.7 3 (0+0+1+2) 53
Milena Todorova Sprint 25:33.6 2 (1+1) 84
Daniela Kadeva
Stefani Popova
Desislava Stoyanova
Emilia Yordanova
Team relay 1:14:38.0 11 (4+7) 16
Mixed
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Emilia Yordanova
Daniela Kadeva
Krasimir Anev
Vladimir Iliev
Team relay 1:12:31.7 11 (0+11) 17

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Bulgaria has qualified 2 male and 1 female athletes.

Distance
Athlete Event Final
Time Deficit Rank
Yordan Chuchuganov Men's 15 km freestyle 40:39.6 +6:55.7 95
Veselin Tzinzov Men's 15 km freestyle 36:17.3 +2:33.4 36
Men's 50 km classical DNF
Antoniya Grigorova-Burgova Women's 10 km freestyle 29:32.8 +4:32.3 66
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Yordan Chuchuganov Men's sprint 3:32.62 68 Did not advance
Veselin Tzinzov 3:28.19 59 Did not advance
Yordan Chuchuganov
Veselin Tzinzov
Men's team sprint N/A 17:38.26 12 Did not advance
Antoniya Grigorova-Burgova Women's sprint 3:59.77 66 Did not advance

Luge[edit]

Based on the results from the World Cups during the 2017–18 Luge World Cup season, Bulgaria qualified 1 sled.[4]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Pavel Angelov Men's singles 51.569 37 49.449 36 50.094 39 Eliminated 2:31.112 37

Ski jumping[edit]

Bulgaria has qualified 1 male athlete: Vladimir Zografski.

Athlete Event Qualification First round Final Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Vladimir Zografski Men's normal hill 98.5 118.8 17 Q 101.5 106.8 23 Q 108.5 119.7 8 226.5 14
Men's large hill 123.0 94.3 31 Q 119.5 105.9 35 Did not advance

Snowboarding[edit]

Bulgaria has qualified 1 male and 1 female athletes. On 25 January they received a reallocation quota in the Women's giant slalom.

Parallel
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Radoslav Yankov Men's giant slalom 1:26.04 19 Did not advance
Teodora Pencheva Women's giant slalom 1:38.63 27 Did not advance
Snowboard cross
Athlete Event Seeding Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Seed
Time Rank Time Rank Position Position Position Rank
Aleksandra Zhekova Women's snowboard cross 1:20.23 9 Bye 1:20.23 9 1 Q 3 FA 6 6

Qualification legend: FA – Qualify to medal final; FB – Qualify to consolation final

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Opening Ceremony Flagbearers - Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018" (PDF). olympic.org. International Olympic Committee (IOC). 9 February 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Men's Nation Cup Score" (PDF). www.docs.google.com/. International Biathlon Union (IBU). 5 March 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Women's Nation Cup Score" (PDF). www.docs.google.com/. International Biathlon Union (IBU). 5 March 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Ranking list" (PDF). fil-luge.org. Retrieved 19 December 2017.