Maria GROZDEVA

Bulgaria (BUL) nation flag

Gender
Female
Birthday
23.06.1972
Age
47 years 1 months 30 days
Height
163 cm
Weight
66 kg
Profession
Athlete

Club
SK Sofarma
Start of competing
1988
Practising shooter since
1982
Personal Coach
Valeri Grigorov
National Coach
Valeri Grigorov
Handedness
right
Master Eye
right
Place of birth
Sofia, BUL
Hometown
Sofia, BUL
Marital status
married
Events
AP40, AP60W, SP, APMIX
Children:
3
Higher education
National Sportsacademy
Hobbies
Sports
Languages
Bulgarian

Current World Rank
7

Latest news about this athlete

Bulgaria’s legendary shooter Maria Grozdeva rules the 25m Pistol Women final in Fort Benning

The experienced 45-year-old shooter started for the 94th time in this event in an ISSF World Cup, claiming her 14th gold medal 25 years after the first one, dating back to Milan (ITA) in 1995.

10.05.2018

Maria Grozdeva, President of the Bulgaria Shooting Union, wins her 16th World Cup Gold medal

Grozdeva bested 2014 ISSF World Champion, China’s Zhang Jingjing, in an uncontested Gold medal match, while in the final for the 3rd step of the podium Ukraine’s Olena Kostevych collected her second medal in this competition.

20.04.2016

Achievements

Medals

Gold
30
Silver
25
Bronze
15

25m Pistol Women (SP)

Olympic Games

Medals: 2Rank 8 and better: 3Participations: 6

Gold2
Athens
Score: 585, Final: 103.2
2004
Sydney
Score: 589, Final: 101.3
2000
Place 51
Beijing
Score: 583, Final: 203.6
2008
Place 91
London
Score: 583
2012
Place 181
BARCELONA
Score: 574
1992
Place 211
Atlanta
Score: 574
1996

World Championships

Rank 8 and better: 1Participations: 7

Place 41
Lahti
Score: 583, Final: 103.1
2002
Place 101
MILAN
Score: 576
1994
Place 151
Granada
Score: 580
2014
Place 161
Zagreb
Score: 576
2006
Place 171
Munich
Score: 581
2010
Place 251
Changwon
Score: 580
2018
Place 331
Barcelona
Score: 573
1998

World Cup Final

Medals: 5Rank 8 and better: 16Participations: 18

Gold2
Bangkok
Score: 588, Final: 103.6
2004
Zurich
Score: 588, Final: 100.5
1998
Bronze3
Bangkok
Score: 581, Final: 206.1
2008
Munich
Score: 583, Final: 101.8
1999
Munich
Score: 578, Final: 99
1989
Place 43
Wroclaw
Score: 583, Final: 203.5
2011
Milan
Score: 580, Final: 101.5
2003
Munich
Score: 577, Final: 100.3
1993
Place 54
Munich
Score: 581, Final: 101.1
2002
Munich
Score: 579, Final: 101.3
2000
Lugano
Score: 578, Final: 101.9
1997
Munich
Score: 579, Final: 99.7
1994
Place 61
Naefels
Score: 578, Final: 101.4
1996
Place 72
Munich
Score: 581, Final: 200.6
2005
Munich
Score: 569, Final: 94
1992
Place 81
Munich
Score: 574, Final: 100.2
2001
Place 91
Bologna
Score: 580
2016
Place 111
Munich
Score: 571
2010

World Cup

Medals: 29Rank 8 and better: 46Participations: 98

Gold15
Beijing
Score: 587, Final: 36
2019
Fort Benning
Score: 583, Final: 35
2018
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 583, Semi: 19, Final: 8
2016
Fort Benning
Score: 585, Final: 207
2010
Belgrade
Score: 584, Final: 206.7
2010
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 583, Final: 204
2008
Changwon
Score: 591, Final: 205.7
2005
Milan
Score: 586, Final: 101.2
2004
Fort Benning, Columbus, GA
Score: 587, Final: 104.4
2003
Zagreb
Score: 583, Final: 104.4
2003
Atlanta
Score: 585, Final: 101.4
1999
Munich
Score: 586, Final: 100.1
1997
MILAN
Score: 589, Final: 100.7
1996
FORT BENNING
Score: 585, Final: 101.1
1994
MILAN
Score: 587, Final: 100.4
1993
Silver11
Munich
Score: 584, Final: 203.3
2011
Fort Benning, GA
Score: 586, Final: 204.3
2005
Bangkok
Score: 583, Final: 103.4
2004
Milano
Score: 584, Final: 102.3
2002
Atlanta
Score: 586, Final: 101.6
2000
Munich
Score: 590, Final: 98.5
1998
ATLANTA
Score: 584, Final: 103.2
1996
HAVANA
Score: 572, Final: 102
1994
LOS ANGELES
Score: 577, Final: 103.2
1993
SEOUL
Score: 587, Final: 97.8
1993
SUHL
Score: 585, Final: 99
1989
Bronze3
Atlanta
Score: 583, Final: 102.6
2002
SUHL
Score: 586, Final: 94
1992
ZAGREB
Score: 583, Final: 97
1991
Place 47
Fort Benning
Score: 582, Semi: 14, Final: 7
2013
Beijing
Score: 582, Final: 203.8
2010
Milan
Score: 581, Final: 203.4
2005
Sydney
Score: 580, Final: 103
2004
Atlanta
Score: 578, Final: 100.1
2001
Milano
Score: 582, Final: 101.5
1997
MUNICH
Score: 582, Final: 99
1990
Place 64
Sydney
Score: 579, Final: 98.9
2002
SEOUL
Score: 581, Final: 100.5
1995
MUNICH
Score: 578, Final: 99.6
1993
MILAN II
Score: 578, Final: 95
1993
Place 75
Changwon
Score: 581, Final: 201.3
2011
Milan
Score: 580, Final: 202.2
2009
Munich
Score: 580, Final: 99.1
2000
MUNICH
Score: 583, Final: 98.4
1996
HIROSHIMA
Score: 579, Final: 100.4
1995
Place 81
HAVANA
Score: 569, Final: 96.7
1995
Place 95
Bangkok
Score: 580
2007
Resende
Score: 579
2006
Athens
Score: 580
2004
Munich
Score: 580
1999
Milano
Score: 580
1999
Place 103
Sydney
Score: 576
2010
Munich
Score: 579
2005
BARCELONA
Score: 574
1994
Place 113
New Delhi
Score: 577
2017
Milan
Score: 581
2008
Shanghai
Score: 580
2002
Place 122
Sydney
Score: 578
2000
Milano
Score: 578
1998
Place 133
Guadalajara
Score: 574
2018
Sydney
Score: 580
2011
MILAN
Score: 576
1994
Place 142
Fort Benning
Score: 580
2015
Munich
Score: 579
2006
Place 152
Fort Benning
Score: 577
2007
Munich
Score: 576
2003
Place 162
Changwon
Score: 579
2015
Munich
Score: 580
2014
Place 175
Gabala
Score: 578
2017
Baku
Score: 577
2016
Milan
Score: 580
2012
Munich
Score: 579
2007
Sydney
Score: 575
2007
Place 183
Munich
Score: 579
2012
Beijing
Score: 577
2008
Milan
Score: 576
2006
Place 191
Munich
Score: 572
2001
Place 202
London
Score: 578
2012
Munich
Score: 577
2008
Place 213
Fort Benning
Score: 574
2014
HAVANA
Score: 565
1996
MILAN
Score: 574
1995
Place 223
Munich
Score: 578
2018
Guangzhou
Score: 575
2006
MUNICH
Score: 575
1995
Place 241
Milano
Score: 569
2001
Place 254
Munich
Score: 578
2017
Munich
Score: 577
2015
Munich
Score: 574
2013
Fort Benning
Score: 577
2011
Place 262
Munich
Score: 579
2019
Maribor
Score: 574
2014
Place 272
New Delhi
Score: 577
2019
Beijing
Score: 566
2014
Place 281
Milano
Score: 571
2000
Place 331
Munich
Score: 574
2009
Place 461
Gabala
Score: 571
2015
Place 531
Munich
Score: 569
2016

European Championships

Medals: 11Rank 8 and better: 14Participations: 16

Gold5
Osijek
Score: 586, Final: 205
2009
Plzen
Score: 584, Final: 101
2003
Bordeaux
Score: 589, Final: 102.1
1999
Kouvola
Score: 584, Final: 102.8
1997
ZENICA
Score: 583
Junior1990
Silver4
Belgrade
Score: 584, Final: 202.7
2005
ZURICH
Score: 580, Final: 102.7
1995
BRNO
Score: 581, Final: 98.7
1993
SOFIA
Score: 572
Junior1992
Bronze2
Baku
Score: 585, Final: 29
2017
Granada
Score: 584, Final: 199.1
2007
Place 42
Zagreb
Score: 577, Final: 101.7
2001
JOENSUU
Score: 582
Junior1988
Place 51
ZAGREB
Score: 574
Junior1989
Place 101
Belgrade
Score: 579
2011
Place 141
Maribor
Score: 576
2015

European Games

Participations: 1

Place 121
Baku
Score: 576
2015

10m Air Pistol Women (AP40)

Olympic Games

Medals: 3Participations: 6

Bronze3
Athens
Score: 386, Final: 96.3
2004
Atlanta
Score: 389, Final: 99.5
1996
BARCELONA
Score: 383, Final: 98.6
1992
Place 111
Beijing
Score: 382
2008
Place 241
London
Score: 378
2012
Place 381
Sydney
Score: 367
2000

World Championships

Rank 8 and better: 1Participations: 6

Place 71
MILAN
Score: 385, Final: 96.8
1994
Place 121
Barcelona
Score: 381
1998
Place 131
Lahti
Score: 380
2002
Place 151
Zagreb
Score: 382
2006
Place 171
Munich
Score: 381
2010
Place 241
Granada
Score: 379
2014

World Cup Final

Medals: 2Rank 8 and better: 7Participations: 11

Silver2
Lugano
Score: 383, Final: 100.7
1997
Munich
Score: 381, Final: 99.7
1994
Place 62
Bangkok
Score: 382, Final: 98
2012
Munich
Score: 370, Final: 100.6
1995
Place 72
Bangkok
Score: 379, Final: 100.6
2004
Naefels
Score: 384, Final: 97.9
1996
Place 81
Munich
Score: 374, Final: 97
1993
Place 91
Munich
Score: 368
1990
Place 101
Zurich
Score: 377
1998
Place 111
Granada
Score: 378
2006
Place 121
Munich
Score: 374
2002

World Cup

Medals: 13Rank 8 and better: 27Participations: 88

Gold3
HAVANA
Score: 382, Final: 101.3
1995
BARCELONA
Score: 387, Final: 99.4
1994
MILAN
Score: 383, Final: 101.1
1994
Silver6
Atlanta
Score: 384, Final: 101.9
2002
Atlanta
Score: 381, Final: 101.8
2000
Munich
Score: 385, Final: 101.2
1997
ATLANTA
Score: 384, Final: 102.1
1996
FORT BENNING
Score: 387, Final: 99.6
1994
LOS ANGELES
Score: 374, Final: 102.7
1993
Bronze4
Munich
Score: 386, Final: 98.4
2012
Milan
Score: 384, Final: 98.7
2006
Munich
Score: 385, Final: 98.3
1998
MUNICH
Score: 382, Final: 99.5
1990
Place 47
Sydney
Score: 379, Final: 101.7
2010
Atlanta
Score: 384, Final: 98.5
2001
MILAN
Score: 384, Final: 96.8
1995
MUNICH
Score: 383, Final: 99.3
1995
MILAN
Score: 387, Final: 94.5
1993
MUNICH
Score: 380, Final: 98.4
1991
ZAGREB
Score: 380, Final: 99
1991
Place 51
Milan
Score: 385, Final: 97.5
2008
Place 63
Milano
Score: 385, Final: 99.1
2002
Milano
Score: 382, Final: 96.8
2001
MUNICH
Score: 383, Final: 97.8
1996
Place 72
Fort Benning, GA
Score: 382, Final: 97.9
2005
Sydney
Score: 380, Final: 96
2002
Place 81
Beijing
Score: 384, Final: 76.2
2014
Place 94
Fort Benning
Score: 381
2013
Milan
Score: 382
2005
Sydney
Score: 382
2004
Bangkok
Score: 382
2004
Place 105
Fort Benning
Score: 381
2014
Munich
Score: 383
2009
Milano
Score: 380
1997
MILAN
Score: 381
1996
HAVANA
Score: 380
1994
Place 117
Belgrade
Score: 383
2010
Bangkok
Score: 384
2007
Guangzhou
Score: 382
2006
Changwon
Score: 380
2005
Milano
Score: 381
2000
SEOUL
Score: 381
1995
HIROSHIMA
Score: 379
1995
Place 122
Munich
Score: 382
2001
Atlanta
Score: 382
1999
Place 132
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 379
2008
Sydney
Score: 380
2007
Place 144
Milan
Score: 382
2012
London
Score: 383
2012
Resende
Score: 381
2006
Munich
Score: 383
1999
Place 151
Fort Benning
Score: 381
2010
Place 162
Munich
Score: 382
2017
Fort Benning
Score: 382
2011
Place 174
Sydney
Score: 380
2011
Beijing
Score: 382
2008
Shanghai
Score: 379
2002
HAVANA
Score: 374
1996
Place 181
Sydney
Score: 378
2000
Place 191
Beijing
Score: 380
2010
Place 201
Fort Benning
Score: 378
2007
Place 212
Fort Benning
Score: 381
2015
Munich
Score: 381
2005
Place 225
Baku
Score: 379
2016
Milan
Score: 380
2009
Munich
Score: 381
2008
Fort Benning, Columbus, GA
Score: 374
2003
Milano
Score: 377
1998
Place 231
Munich
Score: 382
2011
Place 241
Changwon
Score: 380
2011
Place 263
Munich
Score: 380
2015
Munich
Score: 381
2014
Milan
Score: 378
2004
Place 271
Gabala
Score: 377
2017
Place 311
New Delhi
Score: 369
2017
Place 321
Athens
Score: 378
2004
Place 331
Milano
Score: 377
1999
Place 351
Munich
Score: 377
2000
Place 361
Munich
Score: 376
2003
Place 381
Munich
Score: 378
2006
Place 391
Munich
Score: 375
2013
Place 411
Maribor
Score: 375
2014
Place 451
Zagreb
Score: 376
2003
Place 541
Changwon
Score: 375
2015
Place 632
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 364
2016
Munich
Score: 375
2007
Place 771
Munich
Score: 372
2016
Place 831
Gabala
Score: 370
2015

European Championships

Medals: 5Rank 8 and better: 12Participations: 24

Gold3
Prague
Score: 388, Final: 99.4
2009
VANTAA
Score: 388, Final: 99.4
1995
STRASBOURG
Score: 385, Final: 99.4
1994
Silver2
Munich
Score: 385, Final: 100.1
2000
BUDAPEST
Score: 379, Final: 100.3
1992
Place 42
Tallinn
Score: 386, Final: 96.7
2005
Tallinn
Score: 382, Final: 100.4
1998
Place 51
Pontevedra
Score: 384, Final: 95.6
2001
Place 61
Warsaw
Score: 382, Final: 99
1997
Place 73
Moscow
Score: 382, Final: 98.9
2006
BUDAPEST
Score: 383, Final: 96
1996
BRNO
Score: 383, Final: 96.3
1993
Place 92
Arnhem
Score: 381
2015
Gyor
Score: 382
2004
Place 111
Gothenburg
Score: 381
2003
Place 131
Maribor
Score: 380
2017
Place 141
Brescia
Score: 381
2011
Place 151
Deauville
Score: 381
2007
Place 171
THESSALONIKI
Score: 377
2002
Place 181
Moscow
Score: 379
2014
Place 191
Meraker
Score: 378
2010
Place 211
Winterthur
Score: 378
2008
Place 251
Gyor
Score: 376
2016
Place 331
Vierumaeki
Score: 375
2012

European Games

Participations: 1

Place 121
Baku
Score: 380
2015

10m Air Pistol Women (AP60W)

World Championships

Participations: 1

Place 371
Changwon
Score: 570
2018

World Cup

Participations: 6

Place 91
Fort Benning
Score: 572
2018
Place 191
Munich
Score: 575
2019
Place 221
Guadalajara
Score: 560
2018
Place 261
Munich
Score: 572
2018
Place 351
New Delhi
Score: 568
2019
Place 491
Beijing
Score: 567
2019

European Championships

Rank 8 and better: 1Participations: 2

Place 61
Gyor
Score: 571, Final: 155.2
2018
Place 211
Osijek
Score: 568
2019

10m Air Pistol Mixed Team (APMIX)

World Cup

Participations: 1

Place 171
Munich
Score: 764
2018