Bulgaria’s best tenis player Tsvetana Pironkova was awarded Plovdiv’s Best Athlete of 2010. Pironkova earned this title after her success at Wimbledon this year and her high ranking. Tsveti will soon be presented with the Freedom of the City of Plovdiv.
“I am very happy to this award. For me Plovdiv is not only the most beautiful town it is also the most sports oriented. My practices are going good. I feel in shape and I wish myself many successes next year.”
Pironkova’s runners-up are Georgi Shikov (weightlifting) and Atanas Nikolov (track and field – triple jump).
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