Sprinter from Bulgaria who have won yellow metal medals in the 200 meter event on the Western european Indoor Championships as well as the 100 meter event on the 2012 Western european Championships. She was originally a swimmer and gymnast before embracing running. She earned the Bulgarian Youngsters tournament in 2000. She’s kept the record for the fastest period run with a non-African or African-American sprinter within a 100 meter competition. She wedded sprinter Simone Collio in Sept 2013. Both of her parents had been also sprinters. She and Fanny Blankers-Koen are both champions in the 100 meter competition at the Western european Championships.