Bulgaria at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Bulgaria at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Bulgaria.svg
IOC code BUL
NOC Bulgarian Olympic Committee
Website www.bgolympic.org (Bulgarian) (English)
in Montreal
Competitors 158 in 14 sports
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
6 9 7 22
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Bulgaria competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 158 competitors, 105 men and 53 women, took part in 108 events in 14 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Yanko Bratanov
    • Heats — 51.84s
    • Semi Final — 50.11s
    • Final — 50.03s (→ 6th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Velko Velev
    • Qualification — 63.54m
    • Final — 60.94m (→ 10th place)

Men's Javelin Throw

Women's 200 metres

Women's 800 metres

Women's 1,500 metres

Women's 100 metres Hurdles

Women's 4×400 metres Relay

Women's High Jump

Women's Long Jump

Women's Shot Put

Women's Discus Throw

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's Pentathlon

Basketball[edit]

Women's Tournament[edit]

Team W L PF PA PD Pts 1st Tie
 Soviet Union 5 0 504 346 +158 10
 United States 3 2 415 417 −2 8 1W–0L
 Bulgaria 3 2 365 377 −12 8 0W–1L
 Czechoslovakia 2 3 351 359 −8 7 1W–0L
 Japan 2 3 405 400 +5 7 0W–1L
 Canada 0 5 336 477 −141 5
July 19
Czechoslovakia  66–67  Bulgaria
July 20
United States  95–79  Bulgaria
July 22
Bulgaria  68–91  Soviet Union
July 23
Bulgaria  66–63  Japan
July 25
Canada  62–85  Bulgaria

Team Roster[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Beyhan Fuchedzhiev Light Flyweight  Jorge Hernández (CUB)
L RSC-3
Did not advance
Georgi Kostadinov Flyweight BYE  Jung Chul-Kim (KOR)
W 5-0
 Alfredo Pérez (VEN)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Chacho Andreykovski Bantamweight BYE  Aldo Cosentino (FRA)
W KO-3
 Gu Yong-Ju (PRK)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Rumen Peshev Featherweight BYE  Gustavo de la Cruz (DOM)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Tsvetan Tsvetkov Lightweight BYE  Khaidav Altanhuiag (MGL)
W 5-0
 Parviz Bahmani (IRN)
W 5-0
 Howard Davis (USA)
L RSC-3
Did not advance
Vladimir Kolev Light Welterweight BYE  Tai Shik-Park (KOR)
W 5-0
 Ernst Müller (FRG)
W 5-0
 Calistrat Cuţov (ROM)
W 5-0
 Andrés Aldama (CUB)
L KO-1
Did not advance Bronze medal.svg
Plamen Yankov Welterweight BYE  Emilio Correa (CUB)
L RSC-2
Did not advance
Nayden Stanchev Light Middleweight  Steven Moi (KEN)
W WO
 Vasile Didea (ROM)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Ryszard Pasiewicz Middleweight  Musa Gariba (GHA)
W WO
 Rufat Riskiyev (URS)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Georgi Stoymenov Light Heavyweight  Ernesto Sanchez (VEN)
W 5-0
 Janusz Gortat (POL)
L AB-3
Did not advance
Atanas Suvandzhiev Heavyweight  Mahmoud Ahmed Ali (EGY)
W WO
 Viktor Ivanov (URS)
W 4-1
N/A  Mircea Şimon (ROM)
L 1-4
Did not advance

Canoeing[edit]

Sprint[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechages Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Borislav Ananiev C-1 500 m 2:12.16 3 Q BYE 2:11.23 3 Q 1:59.92 4
C-1 1000 m 4:28.18 3 Q BYE 4:13.39 1 Q 4:14.41 4
Ivan Burchin
Krasimir Khristov
C-2 500 m 1:58.84 2 Q BYE 1:51.63 2 Q 1:50.43 6
C-2 1000 m 3:57.13 4 Q 3:52.00 2 Q 3:58.74 3 Q 4:02.44 7
Ivan Manev K-1 500 m 1:57.30 3 Q BYE 1:57.30 4 Did not advance
Lazar Khristov
Borislav Borisov
K-2 500 m 1:46.02 3 Q BYE 1:42.21 4 Did not advance
K-2 1000 m 3:35.94 3 Q BYE 3:26.76 1 Q 3:37.30 9
Ivan Manev
Bozhidar Milenkov
Nikolai Nachev
Vasil Chilingirov
K-4 1000 m 3:11.39 3 Q BYE 3:14.35 3 Q 3:12.94 7
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechages Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Rosa Georgieva K-1 500 m 2:14.23 4 Q 2:10.57 2 Q 2:10.51 3 Q 2:08.54 9
Mariya Mincheva
Natasha Petrova
K-2 500 m 2:00.52 7 Q 1:56.60 2 Q 1:53.29 2 Q 1:55.95 7

Cycling[edit]

Six cyclists represented Bulgaria in 1976.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial

Fencing[edit]

Five fencers, all men, represented Bulgaria in 1976.

Men's sabre
Men's team sabre

Gymnastics[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Bulgaria in 1976.

Individual
Team
  • Stoyan Zlatev
  • Velko Bratanov
  • Nikolay Nikolov

Rowing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Georgi Georgiev
Valentin Stoev
Coxless pair 6:58.96 2 Q BYE 6:33.23 3 Q 7:37.42 5
Tsvetan Petkov
Rumen Hristov
Todor Kishev
Coxed pair 7:24.44 1 Q BYE 7:01.10 1 Q 8:11.27 4
Mincho Nikolov
Eftim Gerzilov
Yordan Valchev
Khristo Zelev
Quadruple sculls 5:57.19 3 R 5:49.38 2 Q N/A 6:32.04 5
Rumian Khristov
Todor Mrankov
Dimitar Valov
Dimitar Yanakiev
Coxless Four 6:20.71 3 Q BYE 6:06.58 5 FB 6:41.36 7
Lachesar Boichev
Ivan Botev
Nacho Minchev
Kiril Kirchev
Nenko Dobrev
Coxed Four 6:43.69 4 R 6:23.47 2 Q 6:13.26 2 Q 6:52.88 5
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Rosica Spasova Single sculls 3:42.67 1 Q BYE N/A 4:10.86 4
Svetla Otsetova
Zdravka Yordanova
Double sculls 3:25.05 1 Q BYE N/A 3:44.36 Gold medal.svg
Siyka Kelbecheva
Stoyanka Kurbatova-Gruicheva
Coxless pair 3:33.24 2 R 3:48.73 1 Q N/A 4:01.22 Gold medal.svg
Verka Aleksieva
Svietlana Gincheva
Iskra Velinova
Troianka Vasileva
Stanka Georgieva
Quadruple sculls 3:12.13 2 R 3:22.43 1 Q N/A 3:34.13 4
Ginka Gyurova
Lilyana Vaseva
Reni Yordanova
Mariyka Modeva
Kapka Georgieva
Coxed four 3:20.98 1 Q BYE N/A 3:48.24 Silver medal.svg

Shooting[edit]

Open
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Dencho Denev 50 m pistol 575 8
Lyubcho Dyakov 550 18
Stefan Krastev 50 m rifle prone 591 12
Anton Manolov Skeet 188 35
Nonka Matova 50 m rifle three positions 1148 11
Anka Pelova 50 m rifle prone 582 60
Emiliyan Vergov 50 m rifle three positions 1139 20

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Nikolay Ganev 200 metre freestyle 2:00.54 43 Did not advance
Petar Georgiev 2:00.70 44 Did not advance
Stefan Georgiev 100 metre freestyle 53.85 23 Did not advance
Krasimir Stoykov 100 metre backstroke 1:00.24 17 Did not advance
200 metre backstroke 2:09.67 19 Did not advance
Petar Georgiev
Stefan Georgiev
Toni Statelov
Krasimir Stoykov
4 × 200 m freestyle relay 7:57.08 13 Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Norair Nurikyan −56 kg 117.5 1 145 1 262.5 Gold medal.svg
Georghi Todorov −60 kg 122.5 3 157.5 2 280 Silver medal.svg
Todor Todorov 0 NVL 0 DNS 0 AC
Yordan Mitkov −75 kg 145 1 190 1 335 Gold medal.svg
Blagoy Blagoev −82,5 kg 162.5 AC 200 AC 362.5 DSQ
Trendafil Stoitchev 162.5 2 197.5 2 360 Silver medal.svg
Atanas Shopov −90 kg 155 6 205 2 360 Bronze medal.svg
Valentin Khristov −110 kg 170 AC 225 AC 395 DSQ
Krastiu Semerdzhiev 170 1 215 3 385 Silver medal.svg

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bulgaria at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 18 April 2015. 

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