Miroslav Kirchev (BUL)

Miroslav Kirchev (BUL)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
12 June 1990
183 cm
76 kg
Ruse, BUL
Athlete, Student
Higher education
National Sports Academy Vasil Levski: Sofia, BUL


General Interest

Miro (sportal.bg, 16 Dec 2014)
Sport. (baku2015.com, 15 Jun 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in K1 1000m at the 2014 World Championships in Moscow, Russian Federation, and competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (baku2015.com, 15 Jun 2015)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2010 Sportsman of the Year in Ruse, Bulgaria. (sportni.bg, 08 Dec 2010)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2003.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by coach Eva Pasheva while he was at school. "I became involved purely by accident. At the time I had no idea what canoeing was."
Club / Team
SC Levski Sofia: Bulgaria
Name of coach
Eva Pasheva [personal], BUL


Olympic GamesK1 1000mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro16 August 20162016Men3:39.36319Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK1 1000mEngland, London8 August 20122012Men3:33.05111Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 500mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Men1:41.4166Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men3:29.2327Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 500mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men1:40.8196Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Men3:26.4092Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mGermany, Duisburg31 August 20132013Men3:49.5218Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 500mHungary, Szeged20 August 20112011Men2:04.35540
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mHungary, Szeged19 August 20112011Men3:44.4387Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 500mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men1:40.0456Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mPoland, Poznan21 August 20102010Men3:38.32720Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men39.69122Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 500mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men1:42.09214Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mCanada, Dartmouth15 August 20092009Men3:39.40916Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 500mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Men1:45.5048Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mRussia, Moscow25 June 20162016Men3:34.0566Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK1 500mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men1:42.1553Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mGermany, Brandenburg12 July 20142014Men3:30.9044Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mCroatia, Zagreb23 June 20122012Men3:31.55210Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 500mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Men1:39.9105Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mSerbia, Belgrade18 June 20112011Men3:27.6997Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 500mGermany, Brandenburg28 June 20092009Men1:41.24512Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mGermany, Brandenburg27 June 20092009Men3:43.45122
European ChampionshipsK1 500mItaly, Milan18 May 20082008Men14Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak5 June 20162016Men17Latest resultBest result
World CupIndividual Kayak23 August 20152015Men13Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak10 August 20142014Men10Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak1 September 20132013Men33
World CupIndividual Kayak21 August 20112011Men19Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak7 June 20092009Men28