Nikolay Antonov

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Nikolay Antonov (Bulgarian: Николай Антонов, born August 17, 1968 in Razgrad) is a retired Bulgarian athlete. He started as a 200 metres sprinter, and won the 1991 World Indoor Championships. In 1993 he switched to long jump.

His personal best time was 20.20 seconds, achieved at the 1991 World Championships. This is the Bulgarian record.[1] His personal best long jump was 8.21 metres, achieved in July 1994 in Plovdiv. This ranks him fifth among Bulgarian long jumpers, behind Ivaylo Mladenov, Atanas Atanasov, Nikolay Atanasov and Petar Dachev.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Bulgaria
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd 200 m
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, Scotland 2nd 200 m
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 5th 200 m
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 1st 200 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 7th 200 m
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 1st 200 m
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 5th 200 m
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 6th Long jump

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b All time best Balkan athletes, men - The Athletics Site (Internet Archive)