4 February 1980 |
|Height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||93 kg (205 lb)|
|Event(s)||Butterfly, Individual medley|
|Club||National Sports Academy (BUL)|
Georgi Palazov (Bulgarian: Георги Палазов; born February 4, 1980 in Burgas) is a Bulgarian swimmer, who specialized in butterfly and medley events. He represented Bulgaria at three Olympic games – 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, and 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Palazov achieved his best possible result at the Olympics, when he finished thirty-ninth in the men's 200 m butterfly in 2008, with a time of 2:01.84. He also competed in the men's 400 m individual medley in Sydney, where he set a national record, with a time of 4:35.92, finishing only in fortieth place.
In addition to his numerous achievements at the Olympics, Palazov had also set two national records for the 100 m and 200 m butterfly events at the 2008 European Aquatics Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands, and the other for the 50 m butterfly event at the 2004 European Aquatics Championships in Madrid, Spain.
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