Valentin Raychev

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Valentin Raychev
Medal record
Competitor for  Bulgaria
Men's Freestyle wrestling
Valentin Raychev (bottom) and Jamtsyn Davaajav
Olympic Games
Gold 1980 Moscow Welterweight

Valentin Raychev (Bulgarian: Валентин Райчев) (born 20 September 1958 in Sofia) is a Bulgarian wrestler and Olympic champion in Freestyle wrestling.


Raychev competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow where he received a gold medal in Freestyle wrestling, the welterweight class.[1]


  1. ^ "1980 Summer Olympics – Moscow, Soviet Union – Wrestling" (Retrieved on 13 September 2008)