Ginka Zagorcheva

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Ginka Zagorcheva-Boycheva, Bulgarian : Гинка Загорчева-Бойчева (born April 12, 1958 in Plovdiv) is a former hurdling athlete from Bulgaria. Most notable for winning the 100 metres hurdles at the 1987 World Championships. She held the world record for a year with a time of 12.25 sec, until it was beaten by Yordanka Donkova in August 1988. She also competed in the women's 100 metres hurdles at the 1988 Summer Olympics. [1]

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International competitions

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 8th100 m hurdles13.14 sec
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland3rd100 m hurdles12.62
1984 Friendship Games Prague, Czechoslovakia6th100 m hurdles 12.86
1985 World Indoor Games Paris, France 5th60 m hurdles8.13
European Indoor Championships Athens, Greece2nd60 m hurdles8.02
IAAF World Cup Canberra, Australia 2nd100 m hurdles12.72
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 3rd100 m hurdles12.70
1987 European Indoor Championships Lievin, France3rd60 m hurdles7.92
World Indoor Championships Indianapolis, U.S.3rd60 m hurdles7.99
World Championships Rome, Italy1st100 m hurdles12.34
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary4th100 m hurdles7.95
Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea heats100 m hurdlesdnf
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 6th100 m hurdles13.02

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References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Roberto Carmona Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Flag of Poland.svg Lucyna Kalek
Women's 100m Hurdles Best Year Performance
1985
Succeeded by
Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg Yordanka Donkova
Preceded by
Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg Yordanka Donkova
Women's 100m Hurdles Best Year Performance
1987
Succeeded by
Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg Yordanka Donkova