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Hillsborough P.E. teacher is in the Olympics



shooting_team.jpgTAMPA — A physical education teacher at Booker T. Washington Elementary School has qualified for the summer Olympic games on the shooting team.

Emil Milev, 44, took the second Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol nomination at last week’s Olympic trials with 1768 points. Milev, born and raised in Bulgaria, won the silver medal in 1996 in Atlanta. Seven years later, he moved to Florida. He joined the Hillsborough County school district in 2007.

The London games will be Milev's fifth trip to the Olympics [Photo provided by]

[Last modified: Monday, June 11, 2012 1:00pm]


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