Atanas Golomeev

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Atanas Golomeev
Personal information
Born (1947-07-05) July 5, 1947 (age 71)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Nationality Bulgarian
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
College McGill (1968–1969)
Playing career 1967–1984
Position Center
Coaching career 1985–1986
Career history
As player:
1967–1968 CSKA Sofia
1969–1974 Academic Sofia
1974–1984 Levski Sofia
As coach:
1985–1986 Levski Sofia
Career highlights and awards

As a player

As a coach

Atanas Golomeev (Bulgarian: Атанас Голомеев) is a retired Bulgarian professional basketball player and coach. At a height of 2.08 m (6'10") tall, he played at the center position. He is the most decorated Bulgarian basketball player of all time. He was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991.

College career[edit]

Golomeev played college basketball at McGill University, with the McGill Redmen, in the 1968–69 season. He played in 24 games, and averaged 37.5 points per game, with a single-game scoring high of 57 points.[1]

Club career[edit]

During his club career, Golomeev won 8 Bulgarian League championships (1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1978, 1979, 1981, and 1982), and 4 Bulgarian Cups (1976, 1979, 1982, and 1983).

Bulgarian national team[edit]

As a member of the senior men's Bulgarian national basketball team, Golomeev participated in five EuroBasket competitions (1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, and 1977).[2] At the EuroBasket 1973 and EuroBasket 1975, he was the top scorer of the tournament, scoring 156 and 160 points respectively.[3][4] He earned an EuroBasket All-Tournament Team selection four times, in 1971, 1973, 1975, and 1977 .


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