National Olympic Academy of Bulgaria


Country Bulgaria
Name of AcademyNational Olympic Academy of Bulgaria (HOA)
Националната олимпийска академия
Name of PresidentLozan MITEV
Contact PersonLozan MITEV
Foundation date17 May 1983
Year of accession to EOA2018 (founding member)
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Projects of the Academy

  • Participation in IOA session since 1973
  • organizing 36 sessions for young participants and 6 sessions for PE teachers
  • Introduction the Olympic education in the school system from 2012
  • Organizing seminars for PE teachers for the creation and implementation of Olympic programs and projects since 2010
  • Organization of National Olympic conference for the exchange of experience and presentation of actual issues and knowledge about the Olympism and Olympic movement
  • Introduction of Olympic education in the Sport University in Sofia since 1988
  • Establishment of Olympic master program in the Sport University 2007
  • Organization of school Olympic games
  • Fair play national award
  • Art festival Olympic values in sport and life

History of the Academy

  • First session 5.-9.6.1983
  • Annual sessions for young participants
  • Annual sessions for PE teachers and sport coaches since 2013
  • International contacts since 1986 with NOAs of Austria, Canada, Cyprus, Germany, Hungary, Turkey, Romania, Russia, Yugoslavia/Serbia
  • Establishment of regional structures since 1985
  • Olympic clubs in district centers – 17 centers Creation of Olympic school clubs since 2004

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