Born: October 19, 1968 in Pazardzhik
Tsvetana Bozhilova has dominated the world heavyweight tatami for many years.
She has 7 medals from the European Championships - silver and 6 bronze, third at the World Cup in Birmingham in 1999 and won 14 more awards from World Cup, Grand Prix and A category tournaments.
Bozhilova was third at the prestigious tournament in Paris in 1989. World military champion in Zagreb in 1999 and second in Dubrovnik two years earlier. European Champion for Police (2007). She twice won the US Open in Colorado Springs (1988, 1990). After the end of her career, she and like-minded people created a club named after her "Bozhilova-martial arts".