Stefan Popov



About Stefan

Stefan is a fantastic young swimmer from Sofia, Bulgaria. Although Stefan will focus his College goals on becoming the best swimmer he can, he has a very sound academic record and desires to study Computer Science. With successful performances on the Bulgarian National stage, Stefan is set to excel in North America.

  • 2012 Bulgarian Open, 2nd place, 200m Breaststroke SC
  • 2012 Bulgarian Open, 3rd place, 200m Breaststroke LC
  • 2012 Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at International Olympic meet in Thessaloniki.
  • 2011 Vosa Cup, Novi Sad Serbia, 1st place, 100m Breaststroke  National All-Schools

Stefan is looking to further combine his strong swimming potential talent with his near flawless academics. He understands the importance of pursuing his swimming dream, while securing a plan b for life after sport. The AWF team is working with Stefan to secure a scholarship within the North American NCAA system that will allow him to prosper as both a swimmer and student. We expect Stefan to enrol within an NCAA D1 institution for the Fall of 2014. Stefan is expected to secure a scholarship to the value 25,000USD annually.