Bulgaria national badminton team
Националния отбор на България по бадминтон
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SportBadminton
AssociationBulgarian Badminton Federation
LocationSofia, Bulgaria
ConfederationBadminton Europe
World rank24

The Bulgaria national badminton team represents Bulgaria in international badminton team competitions and is controlled by the Bulgarian Badminton Federation (Bulgarian: Българска Федерация Бадминтон).[1] The Bulgarian women's team achieved second place in the 2016 European Men's and Women's Team Badminton Championships, they were semifinalists two years prior.

The Bulgarian team have won a gold and a bronze medal at the European Games. National women's doubles specialists Gabriela Stoeva and Stefani Stoeva are the first Bulgarian players to enter the top 10 in the BWF World Ranking.

Participation in BWF competitions

Bulgaria have never competed in the Thomas Cup. The mixed team played in every Sudirman Cup tournament from 1991 to 2011. The women's team made its Uber Cup debut in 2016 but were halted in the group stage.

Participation in European Team Badminton Championships

Participation in European Games

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Denmark (DEN)5229
2 Great Britain (GBR)2305
3 Bulgaria1012
 Netherlands (NED)1012
 Spain (ESP)1012
6 Russia (RUS)0235
7 France (FRA)0224
8 Belgium (BEL)0101
9 Germany (GER)0033
 Ireland (IRL)0033
11 Estonia (EST)0011
 Israel (ISR)0011
 Lithuania (LTU)0011
 Turkey (TUR)0011
Totals (14 entries)10102040

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Event
 Gold Gabriela Stoeva
Stefani Stoeva
Azerbaijan 2015 Baku Women's doubles
 Bronze Petya Nedelcheva Azerbaijan 2015 Baku Women's singles

Current squad

The following players were selected to represent Bulgaria at the 2020 European Men's and Women's Team Badminton Championships.[2]

Participation in European Junior Team Badminton Championships

Mixed Team
Year Result
2007 12th place
2009 Group stage
2011 Group stage
2013 Quarter-finalist
2015 Group stage
2017 Group stage
2018 Group stage
2022 Group stage

References

  1. ^ Populorum, Mike. "Archiv SudirmanCup". sbg.ac.at. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  2. ^ "BWF - 2020 European Men's & Women's Team Championships - Club: BUL BULGARIA Badminton Federation (BUL) - Players". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 2022-08-09.