Mariya Petkova

1950 - Today

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Mariya Dimitrova Petkova (Bulgarian: Мария Димитрова Петкова, née Vergova (Вергова); born 3 November 1950 in Plovdiv) is a retired Bulgarian discus thrower. In 1976 she won an Olympic silver medal behind Evelin Schlaak, a standing that would repeat itself in 1980. This year she also achieved a personal best throw of 71.80 metres. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mariya Petkova has received more than 13,427 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Mariya Petkova is the 776th most popular athlete (down from 714th in 2019), the 198th most popular biography from Bulgaria (down from 166th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Bulgarian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Mariya Petkova ranks 776 out of 3,055Before her are Johanna Klier, Tom Richards, Antero Kivi, Dieter Kottysch, Calvin Smith, and Trine Hattestad. After her are Oliver Macdonald, Catherine Hardy Lavender, Yuriy Lituyev, Edith McGuire, Toivo Hyytiäinen, and Larry James.

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Among people born in 1950, Mariya Petkova ranks 431Before her are Karl Rove, Tadeusz Ślusarski, Samuel Alito, Anders Linderoth, Tatyana Ovechkina, and Tatjana Ždanoka. After her are Pascal Yoadimnadji, Ian McNeice, Philippe Delerm, Roland Andersson, Marie Bergman, and Awn Al-Khasawneh.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Mariya Petkova ranks 198 out of 313Before her are Anton Donchev (1930), Dimitar Stanchov (1863), Volen Siderov (1956), Manuela Maleeva (1967), Plamen Oresharski (1960), and Simeon Simeonov (1946). After her are George Baker (1931), Yordanka Blagoeva (1947), Nasko Sirakov (1962), Halil Mutlu (1973), Norair Nurikyan (1948), and Stiliyan Petrov (1979).

Among ATHLETES In Bulgaria

Among athletes born in Bulgaria, Mariya Petkova ranks 6Before her are Stefka Kostadinova (1965), Naim Süleymanoğlu (1967), Ivanka Khristova (1941), Yordanka Donkova (1961), and Diana Yorgova (1942). After her are Yordanka Blagoeva (1947), Halil Mutlu (1973), Norair Nurikyan (1948), Ginka Zagorcheva (1958), Khristo Markov (1965), and Svetla Otsetova (1950).