MelliGEL PROUDLY SUPPORTS OUTSTANDING ATHLETES
Dimitar Kuzmanov, AKA Miko, is a professional tennis player, №2 of the Bulgarian tennis players and world top 200 in the ATP singles rankings.
He is a player of Lokomotiv Tennis Club (Plovdiv) and was coached by former tennis player Stefan Rangelov and his mother, Dora Rangelova.
Since 2011 he also plays for the Davis Cup team of Bulgaria.
Ivana Simeonova is an active player from the national golf team of Bulgaria and Pro Golf Sports Club (Sofia). She started playing golf at the age of 8, and even before she finished school she won the National Amateur Golf Championship in Bulgaria eight times.
Apart from golf, Ivana is also interested in graphic arts.
She is currently studying at the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia.
Matteo Del Mancino is an Italian cyclist with a past as a competitive cyclist. From the age of 8 he started competing and have won 45 races in the categories up to 18 years then few injuries almost forced him to stop. The passion for two wheels has never passed and at 21 he got back on the saddle as an amateur cyclist, which brought him great satisfaction, often beating former professionals.
With his team Matteo won the European Team Time Trial Championship two years in a row; the Italian team time trial championship; and the Italian scoring championship.
Matteo competes at various stages in Tuscany, achieving 120 successes in amateur races, and 9 Tuscan stage laps. In 2021 he became Winner of the Italian ACSI Championship.
Tsanko Tsankov is a Bulgarian long-distance swimmer, multiple national champion, World and European record holder in 12-hour non-stop swimming in a 50-meter pool, and Master of Sports. Tsanko is also a holder of the Black Sea Record as the first person to swim in the waters of the largest Bulgarian bay (Burgas).
Tsanko’s next goal is swimming across the Strait of Gibraltar.
Stanislav Bagalev holds a 6th Master's Degree in Wing Chun (6th MG WT). He is also a master of
Tai Chi, 4 Duan.
Bagalev is the chief instructor and official representative in Bulgaria of the European Wing Chun Organization (EWTO), which has over 1,500 schools in Europe and is one of the world largest private organizations of martial arts and self-defense.
Stanislav’s focus is the prevention of violence among children at school, and with this regard he organizes specialized training for children, teenagers and adolescents.