November 19, 1985 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|College team||Nebraska–Kearney Lopers|
|Coached by||Lou Rosselli|
|Updated on 17 May 2012.|
Tervel Dlagnev (born November 19, 1985; Bulgarian: Тервел Длагнев) is a Bulgarian American wrestler who won the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials at 120 kg FS. At the 2013 Freestyle World Cup in Tehran, Iran Tervel finished 4 - 1.
Tervel defeated Les Sigman 2 to 0 at the finals of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials. During the wrestling competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Dlagnev finished in fifth place after he was pinned by Artur Taymazov from Uzbekistan in the semi-final and suffered a loss against Komeil Ghasemi from Iran in his bronze medal bout  due to separated cartilage in his rib cage.
Tervel beat Alexei Shemarov of Belarus 2-1 to win the bronze medal at 125 kilos in the 2014 World Wrestling Championships.
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