We are starting series of interviews with the best Bulgarian athletes who had participated in EYOC and young European athletes that will run next year in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. We want to present them to you with some interesting stories like how they started orienteering or their expectations about EYOC 2018 terrains, next year goals and much more.  Name Jónás Ferenc Age 16 Club Szegedi Vasutas Sportegyesület (SZVSE) Country Hungary G.K.: How did you start with orienteering? J.F.: I loved running and maps already in the preschool and my mom knew a trainer from my recent club, but I was too young so he invitedRead More →

We are starting series of interviews with the best Bulgarian athletes who had participated in EYOC and young European athletes that will run next year in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. We want to present them to you with some interesting stories like how they started orienteering or their expectations about EYOC 2018 terrains, next year goals and much more. Name Teele Telgma Age 17 Club SK Saue Tammed Country Estonia G.K.: How did you start with orienteering? T.T.: In my family orienteering has been a tradition, so introducing me to the forest was pretty obvious. When I was 7 years old I was first sent to mini-courseRead More →

We are starting series of interviews with the best Bulgarian athletes who had participated in EYOC and young European athletes that will run next year in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. We want to present them to you with some interesting stories like how they started orienteering or their expectations about EYOC 2018 terrains, next year goals and much more. Name Andreya Dyaksova Age 17 Club Karlak Smolyan Country Bulgaria G.K.: How did you start with orienteering? A.D.: At the age of 6 I started doing sport – acrobatic gymnastics. It built my strength, flexibility and coordination, which later turned out to be very helpful. When I wasRead More →

We are starting series of interviews with the best Bulgarian athletes who had participated in EYOC and young European athletes that will run next year in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. We want to present them to you with some interesting stories like how they started orienteering or their expectations about EYOC 2018 terrains, next year goals and much more. Name Piotr Rzeńca Age 16 Club Orientuś Łódź (Poland) Country Poland G.K.: How did you start with orienteering? P.R.: My adventure with orienteering started thanks to my older brother (multiple EYOC medalist). One day he took me on a training. I liked the quick running with theRead More →

We are starting series of interviews with the best Bulgarian athletes who had participated in EYOC and young European athletes that will run next year in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. We want to present them to you with some interesting stories like how they started orienteering or their expectations about EYOC 2018 terrains, next year goals and much more. Name Apostol Atanasov Age 22 Club Stora Tuna Country Bulgaria G.K.: How did you start with orienteering? A.A.: I was 4 when I had my 1st competition. My parents introduced me to the sport. G.K.: What is your favorite orienteering discipline and why? A.A.: Middle distance is myRead More →

We are starting series of interviews with the best Bulgarian athletes who had participated in EYOC and young European athletes that will run next year in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. We want to present them to you with some interesting stories like how they started orienteering or their expectations about EYOC 2018 terrains, next year goals and much more. Name Tomás Lima Age 16 Clubs Clube de Orientação do Centro (COC) Country Portugal G.K.: How did you start with orienteering? T.L.: I was introduced to orienteering when I was a kid, so my passion for orienteering has grown with me. I started practicing orienteering inside aRead More →

We are starting series of interviews with the best Bulgarian athletes who had participated in EYOC and young European athletes that will run next year in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. We want to present them to you with some interesting stories like how they started orienteering or their expectations about EYOC 2018 terrains, next year goals and much more. Name Ivan Sirakov Age 29 Clubs Variant 5 (Bulgaria) Stora Tuna OK (Sweden) Country Bulgaria G.K.: How did you start with orienteering? I.S.: I was attracted as many other kids from school. I was a kind of sports kid and continued trainings with the local club –Read More →