Ekaterina Dafovska is the most successful Bulgarian biathlete and one of the most successful Bulgarian athletes in winter sports. On February 9, 1998 in Nagano, Japan, Dafovska won the first and so far the only gold medal for Bulgaria at the Winter Olympics in the discipline 15 km individual. It is part of the global elite from 1993 until the end of her athletic career at the end of 2006 year...
Ekaterina Dafovska was born on November 28, 1975 in the small mountain town of Chepelare, Smolyan. And derived from the famous hunting family Dafovski. Began to be actively engaged in sports from the age of 10. Five years training guidance and ski orienteering at Ivan Machkarsky and on 15 years old begin to deal with in biathlon sports club in her hometown.
Dafovska first success in 1993 when he won a bronze medal at the world championship for girls. Followed by 14 years of successful sports career. In 2010 Ekaterina Dafovska was elected as President of the Bulgarian Federation biathlon and serve and to date (2014).