Bulgaria at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Bulgaria at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg
IOC code BUL
NOC Bulgarian Olympic Committee
Website www.bgolympic.org (Bulgarian) (English)
in Helsinki
Competitors 63 (54 men, 9 women) in 8 sports
Medals
Ranked 40th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 1 1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Bulgaria competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. The nation returned to the Olympic Games after having missed the 1948 Summer Olympics. 63 competitors, 54 men and 9 women, took part in 34 events in 8 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Boris Nikolov Boxing Men's Middleweight August 1

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Soviet Union 3 3 0 192 143 +49 6
 Bulgaria 3 2 1 163 182 −19 5
 Mexico 3 1 2 172 171 +1 4
 Finland 3 0 3 147 178 −31 3
Bulgaria  46–74  Soviet Union
Mexico  44–52  Bulgaria
Finland  64–65  Bulgaria

Quarterfinals[edit]

The top two teams in each quarterfinals advanced to the semifinals. The other two teams in each quarterfinals played in the fifth through eighth place classification.

Quarterfinals group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Uruguay 3 2 1 194 187 +7 5
 Argentina 3 2 1 226 174 +52 5
 Bulgaria 3 1 2 177 220 −43 4
 France 3 1 2 178 194 −16 4
Bulgaria  56–100  Argentina
Bulgaria  54–62  Uruguay
France  58–67  Bulgaria

Classification Matches[edit]

5-8th place match[edit]

Bulgaria  53–60  Chile

7th place match[edit]

France  44–58  Bulgaria

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Equestrianism[edit]

Football[edit]

Preliminary round results[edit]

July 15, 1952
19:00
Soviet Union  2–1 (a.e.t.)  Bulgaria
Bobrov Goal 100'
Trofimov Goal 104'
Report Kolev Goal 95'
Kotkan Urheilukeskus, Kotka

Referee: Istvan Zsolt (HUN)

Attendance: 10.637

 Bulgaria[edit]

Head coach: Krum Milev

Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
Tournament
goals
Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Cards
yellow/red
DF Boris Apostolov January 20, 1925  ? Bulgaria Spartak Sofia
FW Petar Argirov February 19, 1923  ? Bulgaria Lokomotiv Sofia
MF Stefan Bozhkov September 20, 1923 28  ? Bulgaria CSKA Sofia
MF Todor Diev September 28, 1934 17  ? Bulgaria Spartak Plovdiv
Georgi Eftimov March 24, 1931 21  ?
FW Ivan Kolev November 1, 1930 21  ? Bulgaria CSKA Sofia
DF Manol Manolov October 22, 1926 25  ? Bulgaria CSKA Sofia
FW Dimitar Milanov October 18, 1928 23  ? Bulgaria CSKA Sofia
FW Panayot Panayotov December 30, 1930 21  ? Bulgaria CSKA Sofia
GK Apostol Sokolov October 23, 1917 34  ? Bulgaria Spartak Sofia
FW Stefan Stefanov June 14, 1924 28  ? Bulgaria CSKA Sofia
Dimitar Stoyanov October 18, 1927 24  ?
MF Gavril Stoyanov July 9, 1929 23  ? Bulgaria CSKA Sofia
FW Krum Yanev January 9, 1929 23  ? Bulgaria CSKA Sofia

Gymnastics[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Six shooters represented Bulgaria in 1952.

Men
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Ivan Ivanov Trap 182 16
Georgi Keranov 25 m rapid fire pistol 561 17
Nikolay Khristozov 50 m pistol 500 41
Stoyan Popov 50 m pistol 517 26
Khristo Shopov Trap 168 30
Todor Stanchev 25 m rapid fire pistol 552 25

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bulgaria at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 

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