Career Highlights: The silver medalist at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Zlateva has been the dominant wrestler in her weight class over the past decade. She is a five-time world champion at 72 kg, having won three straight from 2006-08 and two more titles in 2010 and 2011. She also won five straight European championships from 2006-10 before coming in third in 2011. Zlateva has twice been named the World Female Wrestler of the Year - in 2006 and 2007 - and has also been named the Bulgarian Sportsperson of the Year three times, in 2007, 2008 and again in 2011. She also represented Bulgaria at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, finishing 12th.