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Vanya Voynova (Bulgaria)
Born on December Thursday, 1934, in in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Height:
176cm (5'9")
Position:
Center
Nationality:
Bulgaria

Enshrined as a player in the FIBA Hall of Fame on March Thursday, 2007.

Clubs

  • Slavia Sofia: 1950-1968

Club Highlights

  • 2 times Champion of the European Cup for Women's Champions Clubs (current EuroLeague Women): 1959 and 1963
  • 12 times Champion of the Bulgarian League: 1953-1965

National Team

  • Silver medalist in the 1959 World Championship for Women in Moscow
  • Bronze medalist in the 1964 World Championship for Women in Peru
  • Champion of the 1958 European Championship for Women in Lodz, Polandext
  • 2 times Silver medalist in European Championships for Women: Sofia 1960 and Budapest 1964
  • 2 times Bronze medalist in European Championships for Women: Belgrade 1954 and Mulhouse 1962

Individual Highlights

  • Best Sportsman of Bulgaria in 1958 (1958 was the first edition of this award)
  • All-Tournament Team in the 1959 World Championship for Women in Moscow