Andrea Kotsinova with a silver medal at the Youth Olympic Festival
Young Bulgarian athletes Andrea Kotsinova and Tervel Zamfirov became vice-champions in the team giant slalom snowboarding at the Winter Olympic Festival in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy.
Already in their first start of the day, our team managed to beat the Czech team in the round of 16 by 1.21 seconds. Then, in the semi-final, they eliminated the extremely strong Italian tandem by 0.57 seconds. and triumphed over Ukraine by 1.21 sec.
“Congratulations to coaches Viktor Zhekov, Anatoli Zamfirov and the entire team of the Bulgarian Ski Federation, MMS, BOK!
We are proud of your achievement and wish you many more successes!” wrote on Facebook our best snowboarder in history Alexandra Zhekova.
Mr. Vladimir Dokov and Mrs. Irina Dokova, who support Andrea Kotsinova through their foundation, also congratulated the young contestants! And we are proud of you and thank you for the wonderful performance!