Ivan Sirakov

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Ivan Sirakov
Ivan Sirakov JWOCLong289.JPG
Ivan Sirakov at JWOC 2007
Medal record
Competitor for  Bulgaria
Men's Orienteering
Junior World Championships
Bronze 2007 Dubbo Sprint

Ivan Sirakov (born January 2, 1988) is a Bulgarian orienteering competitor from Veliko Tarnovo, who has competed for Bulgaria at two World Orienteering Championships, in 2007 and in 2008. He obtained a bronze medal at the Junior World Orienteering Championships.

Junior career[edit]

Sirakov competed at the 2007 Junior World Orienteering Championships in Dubbo, where he received a bronze medal in sprint, finishing 24 seconds behind the winner.[1][2][3] This was the first medal for Bulgaria in the history of junior world orienteering championships.[4][5]

He finished 7th in the relay with the Bulgarian team.[1][2]

Senior career[edit]

He represented Bulgaria at the World Orienteering Championships in Kiev in 2007, where the Bulgarian relay team finished 18th.[2][6]

While still being a junior, he competed at the senior world championships in Olomouc in 2008, where he missed the sprint final by only one second in the qualifications.[2][7]


Sirakov was voted Veliko Tarnovo's sportsperson of the year 2007.[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b JWOC 2007 AUS – Dubbo, Australia, 8-13 July 2007International Orienteering Federation (Retrieved on July 15, 2008)
  2. ^ a b c d "Profile: Ivan Sirakov" – World of O Runners (Retrieved on July 15, 2008)
  3. ^ (Bulgarian) Сираков: Световна сила сме!Sportni.bg (Retrieved on July 15, 2008)
  4. ^ Kral, Svensson take first honours at JWOCOrienteering Australia (Retrieved on July 15, 2008)
  5. ^ JWOC 2007 – Sprint distanceI-OL.nl (Retrieved on July 15, 2008)
  6. ^ WOC 2007 UKR – Kiev, Ukraine, 18-26 August 2007International Orienteering Federation (Retrieved on July 15, 2008)
  7. ^ Results – Sprint Qualification (men)WOC 2008 by Cez group Olomouc/10–20 July – Czech Republic (Retrieved on July 15, 2008)
  8. ^ (Bulgarian) Иван Сираков е спортист №1 на В. ТърновоDarik News (Retrieved on July 15, 2008)