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The Bulgarian Olympic Committee (Bulgarian: Български олимпийски комитет, Balgarski olimpiyski komitet; abbreviated as БОК, BOC) is a non-profit organization serving as the National Olympic Committee of Bulgaria and a part of the International Olympic Committee.

Bulgarian Olympic Committee
Bulgarian Olympic Committee logo
Bulgarian Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region Bulgaria
CodeBUL
Created1923
Recognized1924
Continental
Association
EOC
HeadquartersSofia, Bulgaria
PresidentStefka Kostadinova
Secretary GeneralBelcho Goranov
Websitewww.bgolympic.org

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HistoryEdit

The Bulgarian Olympic committee was formed on 30 March 1923 (with Bulgaria participating in the Olympic Games since the first modern Olympiad in 1896) and disbanded between September 1944 and 1952, since when it has continuously represented the country in the Olympic movement.

List of presidentsEdit

President Term
Eftim Kitanchev 1923–1925
Dimitar Stanchov 1925–1929
Velizar Lozanov 1929–1941
Rashko Atanasov 1941–1944
Vladimir Stoychev 1959–1982
Ivan Slavkov 1982–2005
Stefka Kostadinova 2005-present

IOC MembersEdit

President Term
Dimitar Tsokov 1906-1912
Dimitar Stanchov 1913-1929
Stefan Chaprashikov 1929-1944
Vladimir Stoychev 1952-1987
Ivan Slavkov 1987-2005

Member federationsEdit

The Bulgarian National Federations are the organizations that coordinate all aspects of their individual sports. They are responsible for training, competition and development of their sports. There are currently 29 Olympic Summer and 7 Winter Sport Federations in Bulgaria.

National Federation Summer or Winter Headquarters
Bulgarian Archery Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Athletic Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Badminton Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Basketball Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Biathlon Federation Winter Sofia
Bulgarian Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation Winter Sofia
Bulgarian Boxing Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Canoe Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Curling Federation Winter Sofia
Bulgarian Cycling Association Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Equestrian Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgatian Fencing Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Football Union Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Golf Association Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Handball Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Hockey Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Ice Hockey Federation Winter Sofia
Bulgarian Judo Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Luge Federation Winter Sofia
Bulgarian Modern Pentathlon Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Rowing Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Rugby Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Sailing Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Shooting Union Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Skating Federation Winter Sofia
Bulgarian Ski Federation Winter Sofia
Bulgarian Swimming Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Table Tennis Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Taekwondo Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Tennis Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Trampoline Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Triathlon Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Volleyball Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Water Polo Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation Summer Sofia
Bulgarian Wrestling Federation Summer Sofia

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