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MILITSA MIRCHEVA

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BIO

Late arriving member of the 2016 signing class…joins the program less than a month after representing her native Bulgaria in the marathon at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games…boasts incredible range of quality marks from 800 meters to the marathon…will not compete this fall but will prepare for the track season.

Personal:

Has represented Bulgaria on the national and international stage for years…was 108th at the Olympic Games in the marathon…set Bulgarian junior national record in the 5000m (16:35.13) in 2013…silver medalist at the 2014 European U23 cross country championships in homeland…was eighth at 2015 European U23 Championships in the 10,000…finished seventh at the European Mountain Championships…list of impressive personal-bests include: 2:10.48 (800); 4:20.18 (1500); 9:21.42 (3000); 16:26.47 (5000); 34:03.59 (10,000); 10:21.43 (3k steeplechase); 76:54 (half marathon) and 2:44.23 (marathon)…transfer student from the International Business School…will pursue a degree in social science…born May 24, 1994.