Vanya Voynova

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Vanya Voynova
Personal information
Born(1934-10-22)22 October 1934
Sofia, Bulgaria
Died9 March 1993(1993-03-09) (aged 58)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Listed height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Career information
Playing career1950–1968
Career history
1950–1968WBC Slavia Sofia

Vanya Voynova (Bulgarian: Ваня Войнова); December 27, 1934 in Sofia, Bulgaria – March 9, 1993 in Sofia, Bulgaria) was a Bulgarian basketball player. She has played for Slavia Sofia from 1950 to 1968, winning the European Champions' Cup in 1959 and 1963 and Bulgarian league 12 times from 1953 to 1965. With the Bulgaria women's national basketball team, she has won silver in the 1959 World Championship, bronze in the 1964 World Championship, gold in the 1958 European Championship, silver in the 1960 European Championship and 1964 European Championship and bronze in the 1954 European Championship and 1962 European Championship. She has been inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2001 and FIBA Hall of Fame in 2007.[1]


  1. ^ "WBHOF Inductees". WBHOF. Retrieved 2009-08-01.

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