Nikola Stanchev

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Olympic medal record
Men's freestyle wrestling
Competitor for  Bulgaria
Gold 1956 Melbourne Middleweight

Nikola Nikolov Stanchev (Bulgarian: Никола Николов Станчев, 11 September 1930 – 12 July 2009) was a Bulgarian freestyle wrestler.

He was born in Tvarditsa, Burgas province.

He was the 1956 Olympic Games middle weight freestyle wrestling champion - the first Bulgarian Olympics gold medal - and silver medal winner at the World championship in Istanbul the same year.

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