Bulgaria at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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Bulgaria at the Olympic Games

Flag of Bulgaria
IOC code  BUL
NOC Bulgarian Olympic Committee
Website www.bgolympic.org (Bulgarian) (English)
At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
Competitors 26 in 7 sports
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
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Bulgaria competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. The nation returned to the Olympic Games after having missed the 1932 Summer Olympics due to high travel costs. 26 competitors, all men, took part in 22 events in 7 sports.[1][2][3]

Athletics[edit]

Track and Road Events
Athlete Event Result Rank
Boris Haralampiev Marathon 3:08:53.8 36
Combined Events - Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Lyuben Doychev Result 11.5 6.35 12.26 1.70 54.1 16.3 38.25 3.70 48.43 5:34.2 6307 14
Points 710 639 645 671 665 736 660 775 559 247

Cycling[edit]

Ten cyclists, all male, represented Bulgaria in 1936.

Road Cycling
Athlete Event Time Rank
Aleksandar Nikolov Road Race, Individual Finished N/A
Kanyo Dzhambazov 2:33:08.0 16
Nikola Nenov Finished N/A
Gennadi Simov Finished N/A
Dzhambazov
Nenov
Nikolov
Simov
Road Race, Team Finished N/A
Track Cycling
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Semi-Final Semi-Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Boris Dimitrov 1km Time Trial DNS
Sava Gerchev
Marin Nikolov
Georgi Velinov
Bogdan Yanchev
Team Pursuit 5:10.4 13 Did not advance
Sprint
Athlete 1/16 Final 1/16 Rep 1/8 Final 1/8 Rep Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Nedyu Rachev  Chaillot (FRA)
L
 Sellinger (USA)
 Györffy (HUN)
3
Did not advance N/A

Equestrian[edit]

At the 1936 Summer Olympics Bulgaria participated with three competitors only in the Three-Day-Event as at the time the Eventing discipline of Equestrian Sports was a military sports competition, meaning that only military people could participate in it and the Bulgarian military had earned Olympic quotas.

Three-Day-Event (Military)
Individual
Athlete Horse Dressage Cross-Country Jumping Rank
Pts Lost Rank Pts Gained/Lost Pen Pts Lost Pen Total
Cpt. Malakchiev Mageremlek 136.8 14 30/- 20 - 10 156.8 10
Maj. Angelov Liquidator 146.6 17 9/85 40 - 30 263.7 17
Maj. Semov Lovak DSQ
Team
Athlete Horse Penalties Total Rank
Cpt. Malakchiev
Maj. Angelov
Maj. Semov
Mageremlek
Liquidator
Lovak
DNF

Fencing[edit]

One male fencer represented Bulgaria in 1936 - Dimitar Vasilev.

Fencing Events
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Dimitar Vasilev Men's Foil 1/2/26 6 Did not advance
Men's Épée 1/2/15 7 Did not advance
Men's Sabre 4/8/17 2 Q 2/4/16 3 Q 0/0/20 6 Did not advance N/A

Gymnastics[edit]

At the 1936 Summer Olympics the members of the Bulgarian Gymnastics Men's Team participated in all the Gymnastics Events to be eligible for the team ranking.

Individual
Athlete Event PB LH PH Rings FX HB Final
Mirchev Points 14.133 17.300 12.800 16.467 16.300 16.933 93.933
Rank 78 27 86 49 54 46 66
G Dimitrov Points 13.300 16.500 5.334 13.733 14.300 14.100 77.267
Rank 88 49 109 86 91 86 93
J Hristov Points 13.100 13.800 10.700 16.467 16.300 16.933 93.933
Rank 91 93 59 84 98 99 96
Chureshki Points 10.566 14.733 7.334 14.867 13.300 10.800 71.600
Rank 99 85 108 74 98 95 98
Sidov Points 9.500 11.900 10.100 13.834 13.500 10.333 69.167
Rank 103 99 97 85 96 97 99
Obretenov Points 11.033 13.600 9.000 10.866 13.600 7.833 65.932
Rank 97 95 104 102 95 104 101
Stoychev Points 7.567 7.200 9.800 12.900 11.833 7.657 50.867
Rank 108 108 100 90 105 106 106
Team
Team All-Around Ttl Pts Adj Pts Rank
Bulgaria 509.200 452.333 13

Shooting[edit]

Athlete Event Result Rank (Place)
Boris Khristov 50 m Rifle Prone 238 19 (58)

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bulgaria at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-05-09. 
  2. ^ ORGANISATIONSKOMITEE FÜR DIE XI. OLYMPIADE BERLIN 1936 E. V. (1937). THE XIth OLYMPIC GAMES BERLIN, 1936 OFFICIAL REPORT VOLUME I. pp. 1–640. 
  3. ^ ORGANISATIONSKOMITEE FÜR DIE XI. OLYMPIADE BERLIN 1936 E. V. (1937). THE XIth OLYMPIC GAMES BERLIN, 1936 OFFICIAL REPORT VOLUME II. pp. 641–1224. 

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