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Enyu Valchev

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Sport  Freestyle wrestling
Weight  67 kg
Height  1.70 m
Role  Olympic athlete
Name  Enyu Valchev

Enyu Valchev
Born  4 January 1936Polski Gradec, Stara Zagora Province, Bulgaria
Club  Army Sport Club, Sofia, Minor Dimitrovgrad, Levski-Spartak
Died  February 15, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
Olympic medals  Wrestling at the 1968 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Lightweight
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Enyu Valchev Dimov (Bulgarian: Еню Вълчев Димов; 4 January 1936 – 15 February 2014) was a lightweight freestyle wrestler from Bulgaria. He competed at the 1960, 1964 and 1968 Olympics and won a bronze, gold and silver medal, respectively. At the World championships, he won gold in 1962, silvers in 1959 and 1969 and bronze in 1967, while finishing fourth in 1965, fifth in 1966 and sixth in 1963. At the European Championships Valchev won gold medals in 1968 and 1969 and a bronze in 1967. In 1962 Valchev was selected as Bulgarian Sportsperson of the Year.

Enyu Valchev Images of Enyu Valchev Dimov 78 1936 2014 Sysoon en

After finishing his wrestling career, Valchev worked as a coach, and was the head coach of the Bulgarian junior team until his retirement in 1990. In 2005 he was elected to the FILA International Wrestling Hall of Fame.

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