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BULGARIA


Balgarska Federacia Voleibol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FOUNDED: 1922
ADDRESS: 75, Blvd. Vassil Levski, BG-1040 Sofia
TELEPHONE: (359) 2-981 79 81, 2-930 05 28
FAX: (359) 2-981 23 32
E-MAIL: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
PRESIDENT: Mr. Dancho LAZAROV
SECRETARY GENERAL: Mr. Ilia ILIEV
CLUBS: 86
INSCRIBED PLAYERS: 2.500


BEST NATIONAL TEAM PLACINGS

Olympic Games Men: 2nd in 1980
Olympic Games Women: 3rd in 1980
World Championships Men: 2nd in 1970
World Championships Women: 4th in 1952 & 1962
World League Men: 4th in 1994 & 2004
World Cup Men: 4th in 1969
World Cup Men: 7th in 1981
European Championships Men: 2nd in 1951
European Championships Women: European Champions 1981
Universiades Men: Champions 1977
Universiades Women: 2nd in 1961 & 1973

Medals in Junior Competitions

Junior Men World Championships: Junior World Champions 1991
Junior Men Euro Championships: Junior European Champions 1986
Junior Women Euro Championships: 2nd in 1969 & 1982
Youth Boys World Championships: 3rd in 1989

EUROPEAN CUPS MEN

CSKA Sofia (C1 1969, C2 1976)

EUROPEAN CUPS WOMEN

Levski Sofia (C1 1964)
CSKA Sofia (C1 1979, C1 1984, C2 1982)

NATIONAL LEAGUES: A1 (M & W), A2 East, A2 West
A MEN’S LEAGUE: 10 Teams
A WOMEN’S LEAGUE: 6 Teams

 

OFFICIAL WEBSITE
www.volleyball.bg


ABOUT THE COUNTRY

AREA 110,910 sq km
POPULATION 7,718,750 (2005 census)
CAPITAL Sofia
MAJOR CITIES Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS Sofia, Varna, Burgas, Plovdiv
CURRENCY Lev
TIME ZONE GMT +2

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 June 2010 12:52
 

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