Svetla Mitkova-Sınırtaş

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Svetla Ivanova Mitkova-Sınırtaş (Bulgarian: Светла Иванова Миткова-Sınırtaş; born June 17, 1964 in Medovo, Bulgaria) is a retired athlete who competed in shot put and discus throw. She represented her home country Bulgaria up to 1999, when she gained a Turkish citizenship by marriage. She competed in every World Championship from the inaugural 1983 edition to 1999, the highlight being a bronze medal in 1995. Her personal best results, 20.91 in shot put and 69.72 in discus, were both set in Sofia in 1987.

Achievements[edit]

Discus throw[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Bulgaria
1981 European Junior Championships Utrecht, Netherlands 2nd 55.60 m
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 10th 62.06 m
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 5th 63.98 m
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 5th 66.58 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 4th 69.14 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 18th (q) 56.04 m

Shot put[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Bulgaria
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 12th 18.35 m
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 9th 19.37 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 10th 19.09 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 10th 18.34 m
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 2nd 20.06 m
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 6th 19.23 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 10th 18.91 m
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 3rd 19.09 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 3rd 19.49 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 3rd 19.56 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 18th (q) 17.48 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 9th 17.75 m
Representing  Turkey
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 24th (q) 16.40 m
  • Results with a (q), indicate overall position in qualifying round.

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