Elena Stoyanova

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Elena Simeonova Stoyanova (Bulgarian: Елена Симеонова Стоянова; born January 23, 1952 in Krasen, Dobrich) is a retired track and field shot putter from Bulgaria, best known for competing at three consecutive Summer Olympics for her native country: 1972, 1976 and 1980. Her best Olympic results was finishing in sixth place at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR, with a distance of 20.22 metres.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Bulgaria
1972 Olympic Games Munich, West Germany 8th
1976 Olympic Games Montreal, Canada 8th 18.89 m
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 6th
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 4th