Nikolay Raev

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Nikolay Petrov Raev (Bulgarian: Николай Петров Раев, born 29 January 1971) is a retired Bulgarian triple jumper.

He was born in Ruse, and represented the club Lokomotiv Ruse.[1] He won the bronze medal at the 1990 World Junior Championships and finished twelfth at the 1991 World Indoor Championships[2] and sixth at the 1992 European Indoor Championships.[3] At the 1992 Olympic Games he did not reach the final.[1] He won the bronze medal at the 1993 World Indoor Championships, but was disqualified for a doping offense.[4]

After the doping ban he competed at the 1997 World Championships[2] and the 1998 European Championships without reaching the final.[5] He finished twelfth at the 1998 European Indoor Championships.[6] He became Bulgarian champion in 1997 and 1998,[7] and Bulgarian indoor champion in 1991, 1993, 1998 and 2001.[8]

His personal best jump was 17.18 metres, achieved in May 1998 in Sofia.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nikolay Raev". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 6 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Nikolay Raev profile at IAAF
  3. ^ "1992 European Indoor Championships, men's triple jump final". Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite. Retrieved 6 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Sporting Digest: Drugs in sport". The Independent. 13 April 1993. Retrieved 6 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Men Triple Jump European Championships 1998 Budapest (HUN)". Todor Krastev. Retrieved 6 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "1998 European Indoor Championships, men's triple jump final". Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite. Retrieved 6 January 2011. 
  7. ^ "Bulgarian Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 6 January 2011. 
  8. ^ "Bulgarian Indoor Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 6 January 2011.