Born October 1984 in Bulgaria ... parents are Valentin Marinov and Rositsa Marinova.
Wasatch Academy record holder in the high jump and long jump ... state champion in the high jump and long jump ... 4-time regional champion ... Cyprus national team ... honor roll.
NAIA All-American in the triple jump with a distance of 48-02 ... school record holder in the triple jump ... conference champion ... conference record holder in the triple jump.
BEST MARKS: TJ - 48-02.5, LJ - 23-10
2006 | Freshman Year
Placed second in the triple jump at the Cougar Indoor Meet with a jump of 46 feet 7 inches ... tied for seventh in the long jump at the Husky Indoor Classic with a jump of 22 feet 9.75 inches ... competed in the long jump (22 feet 5.25 inches) and the triple jump (46 feet 7.5 inches) at the New Balance Indoor Invitational ... finished second in the long jump (23 feet) and fifth in the triple jump (47 feet 1.5 inches) at the MWC Indoor Championships ... Placed third in the long jump (21-05.5) at the BYU Invite ... took second in the long jump with a jump of 22-05.00 at the Robison Invitational
2007 | Sophomore Year
Didn't compete indoor ... ran the 100 meters (11.28 seconds) at the Wildcat Outdoor Open at Weber State University ... placed eighth in the long jump and competed in the 100 meters at the UCLA Rafer Johnson meet ... won the long jump with a season-best jump of 23 feet 2 inches at the University of Utah Twilight meet ... took fifth in the long jump at the Robison Invitational ... finshed second in the long jump at the MWC Championship meet ... named to the All-MWC Team.