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  1. Stefka Georgieva Kostadinova ( Bulgarian: Стефка Георгиева Костадинова; born 25 March 1965) is a Bulgarian former athlete who competed in the high jump. Her world record of 2.09 metres has stood since 1987. She is the 1996 Olympic champion, a two-time World champion, and a five-time World Indoor champion.

    • 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
    • 1997
    • Bulgarian
    • 60 kg (132 lb)
  2. Learn about the life and achievements of Stefka Kostadinova, the world-ranked high jumper who won the 1996 Olympic gold medal and set the world record of 2.09 m in 1987. Find out how she became a prominent sports administrator in Bulgaria after her retirement from athletics.

  3. Stefka Kostadinova was one of the world’s leading high jumpers for about a decade. She first came to prominence in 1985, winning the World Indoor title and ranking #1 in the world for the year. In 1986 she equalled her compatriot Lyudmila Andonova ’s world record, bettering it to 2.08 m several days later.

    • Competed in Olympic Games • Administrator
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    • Female
  4. May 1, 2021 · Thursday, 25 March 1965 PLACE OF BIRTH Plovdiv, Bulgaria INTERNATIONAL Bulgaria Event (s) High Jump Championship Performances Olympics: 1988 silver High Jump, 1996 Gold High Jump. Worlds: 1987 & 1995 Gold High Jump, 1991 6th. high jump European: 1986 Gold High Jump. European Indoors: 1985, 1988 & 1994 Gold high, 1992 silver high jump

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  6. Stefka Georgieva Kostadinova ( Bulgarian: Стефка Георгиева Костадинова; born 25 March 1965) is a Bulgarian former athlete who competed in the high jump. Her world record of 2.09 metres has stood since 1987. She is the 1996 Olympic champion, a two-time World champion, and a five-time World Indoor champion.

  7. Aug 30, 2021 · Stefka Kostadinova is an Olympic high jump champion from Atlanta 1996 and a silver medalist from Seoul 1988. Two-time world champion in Rome in 1987 and Gothenburg in 1995. Winner of five titles of world indoor championships – Paris 1985, Indianapolis 1987, Budapest 1989, Toronto 1993 and Paris 1997. European champion from Stuttgart 1986.

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