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Bulgaria at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Bulgaria at the 1968 Summer Olympics
NOC  Bulgarian Olympic Committee
Website  www.bgolympic.org (Bulgarian) (English)
Competitors  112 (102 men and 10 women) in 13 sports
Medals Ranked 18th  Gold Silver Bronze Total 2 4 3 9

Bulgaria competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 112 competitors, 102 men and 10 women, took part in 69 events in 13 sports.

Contents

Gold

  • Petar Kirov — Wrestling, Men's Greco-Roman Flyweight
  • Boyan Radev — Wrestling, Men's Greco-Roman Light Heavyweight
  • Silver

  • Tsvetan Dimitrov, Yancho Dimitrov, Asparukh Donev, Milko Gaydarski, Ivailo Georgiyev, Atanas Gerov, Mikhail Gionin, Georgi Ivanov, Kiril Ivkov, Atanas Khristov, Georgi Khristakiev, Kiril Khristov, Todor Nikolov, Georgi Vasiliev, Yevgeny Yanchovsky, Stoyan Yordanov, Ivan Zafirov, and Petar Zhekov — Football (soccer), Men's Team Competition
  • Enyu Todorov — Wrestling, Men's Freestyle Featherweight
  • Enyu Valchev — Wrestling, Men's Freestyle Lightweight
  • Osman Duraliev — Wrestling, Men's Freestyle Heavyweight
  • Bronze

  • Ivan Mihailov — Boxing, Men's Featherweight
  • Georgi Stankov — Boxing, Men's Light Heavyweight
  • Prodan Gardzhev — Wrestling, Men's Freestyle Middleweight
  • Athletics

    Men
    Track & road events
    Field events
    Combined events – Decathlon
    Women
    Track & road events
    Field events
    Combined events – Penathlon

    Group B

    October 13

    October 14

    October 15

    October 16

    October 18

    October 19

    October 20

    9th–12th Place

    October 23

    9th–10th Place

    October 24

    Boxing

    Men

    Sprint

    Men

    Quarter-finals

    Bulgaria progressed after a drawing of lots.

    Modern pentathlon

    Three male pentathletes represented Bulgaria in 1968.

    Men's Individual Competition:

  • Antoni Panyovski – 4247 points (→ 33rd place)
  • Konstantin Sardzhev – 4191 points (→ 36th place)
  • Ivan Apostolov – 3462 points (→ 45th place)
  • Men's Team Competition:

  • Paniowsky, Sardjev, and Apostolov – 11976 points (→ 11th place)
  • Rowing

    Men

    Shooting

    Six shooters, all men, represented Bulgaria in 1968.

    Open

    Swimming

    Men
    Women

    Weightlifting

    Men

    References

    Bulgaria at the 1968 Summer Olympics Wikipedia


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