Atanas Komchev

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Atanas Komchev
Medal record
Men's Greco-Roman wrestling
Representing  Bulgaria
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul Light heavyweight
World Wrestling Championships
Silver medal – second place 1982 Katowice 90 kg
Silver medal – second place 1983 Kiev 90 kg
Silver medal – second place 1986 Budapest 90 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Kolbotn 90 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Clermont-Ferrand 90 kg

Atanas Komchev (Bulgarian: Атанас Комшев, October 23, 1959 – November 12, 1994) was a Bulgarian wrestler and Olympic champion.

He became Olympic champion in 1988 in the Greco-Roman light heavyweight class.[1] He received three silver medals and two bronze medals in the FILA Wrestling World Championships. Komchev was in an automobile accident on November 2, 1994, and died 10 days later, on November 12.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea –Wrestling"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on March 8, 2008)

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