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Atanas Golomeev
Personal information
Born (1947-07-05) July 5, 1947 (age 71)
Sofia, Bulgaria
NationalityBulgarian
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
CollegeMcGill (1968–1969)
Playing career1967–1984
PositionCenter
Coaching career1985–1986
Career history
As player:
1967–1968CSKA Sofia
1969–1974Academic Sofia
1974–1984Levski Sofia
As coach:
1985–1986Levski 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 a EuroBasket All-Tournament Team selection four times, in 1971, 1973, 1975, and 1977 .

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