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Maria Kirkova (Bulgarian: Мария Киркова; born 2 January 1986) is a Bulgarian female skier. She was the flagbearer for Bulgaria and a competitor during the 2014 Winter Olympics and took part in the Alpine skiing events at all four Winter Olympics between 2006 and 2018 as well as the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in 2003 and six championship from 2007 to 2017.[1]

Maria Kirkova
Maria Kirkova Austrian Championships 2009.jpg
Personal information
Born (1986-01-02) 2 January 1986 (age 33)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Height165 cm (65 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
SportAlpine skiing
Event(s)Downhill, super-G, giant slalom, slalom, combined
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals2006 Winter Olympics:
2010 Winter Olympics: Downhill–33
Giant slalom–DNF


Olympic GamesEdit

Kirkova made her Olympic debut in Slalom during the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, but did not finish the course. She then competed in the women's downhill, super-G, slalom and giant slalom in the 2010 Winter Olympics, in all of these she failed to finish, except for the downhill, in which she came 33rd. During the 2014 Winter Olympics, she competed in slalom and giant slalom. She finished 36th in the giant slalom. At the 2018 Winter Olympics she finished 35th in the slalom and 40th in the giant slalom. She also participated at seven world championships between 2003 and 2017.[1]


Winter OlympicsEdit

World ChampionshipsEdit

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 


Super-G Downhill Combined
2003 17 43
2007 21 45 44
2009 23 DNF1 34 28 22
2011 25 DNF1 51
2013 27 46 DNF1 DNS DNS DNS
2015 29 DNF1 41
2017 31 45 46


  1. ^ a b "KIRKOVA Maria - Biographie". Retrieved 2018-02-17.

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Olympic Games
Preceded by
Aleksandra Zhekova
Flagbearer for   Bulgaria
Sochi 2014
Succeeded by
Radoslav Yankov