Emil Milev

Shooting

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Name: Emil Milev
Sport: Shooting
Discipline(s): Pistol Shooting
Event(s): 25m Rapid Fire
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
DOB: 5/2/1968
Birthplace: 23
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Electronic High School A.S. Popov (Sofia, Bulgaria) ‘87
College: Bulgaria National Sports Academy ’01, Physical Education/Coaching
Olympic Experience
  • Six-time Olympian (1992, 1996, 2000, 2004) – represented Bulgaria; (2012, 2016) – represented United States; Olympic medalist (1 silver)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 12th
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 13th
  • Athens 2004 Olympic Games, 9th
  • Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, 4th
  • Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games, silver
  • Barcelona 1992 Olympic games, 20th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2014 – 26th
  • Years of participation: 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014
  • Medals: 1 (silver)
  • Silver – 1994
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, 5th
Personal: Son of Ivan Milev and Vania Vassileva...Has one sister, Marta, and two brothers, Zlatko and Alexander...Married his wife, Anina, in 1991...Has one daughter, Alexa, and one son, Philip...His family moved to the U.S. in 2004 and he became a U.S. citizen in 2009...Speaks Russian and Bulgarian...Interests include reading and running...Teaches physical education at B.T. Washington Elementary in Tampa, Florida.
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