Vladimir Kolev

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Vladimir Kolev
Medal record
Men's boxing
Competitor for  Bulgaria
Olympic Games
Bronze 1976 Montreal Light welterweight
World Amateur Championships
Silver Havana 1974 Light welterweight

Vladimir Kolev (Bulgarian: Владимир Колев, born April 18, 1953) is a retired boxer from Bulgaria and Olympic bronze medalist.

At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada, he won the bronze medal in the light welterweight division (– 60 kg) after being defeated in the semifinals by eventual runner-up Andrés Aldama of Cuba.

Two years earlier, at the inaugural 1974 World Championships in Havana, Cuba, he won the silver medal, after losing to Ayub Kalule from Uganda in the final.

In 2009, he starred as the Viking Hermoid, in the Syfy TV movie THOR: Hammer of the Gods.