Bulgaria at the 1980 Winter Olympics

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Bulgaria at the
1980 Winter Olympics
Flag of Bulgaria (1971 – 1990).svg
IOC code BUL
NOC Bulgarian Olympic Committee
Website www.bgolympic.org (Bulgarian) (English)
in Lake Placid
Competitors 8 (men) in 3 sports
Flag bearer Petar Popangelov
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 1 1
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Bulgaria competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, United States.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Lebanov, IvanIvan Lebanov Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km

Lebanov was the first Bulgarian to win a Winter Olympics Medal.

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Khristo Angelov Giant Slalom 1:25.97 40 1:26.81 33 2:52.78 32
Mitko Khadzhiev 1:25.27 37 1:25.15 30 2:50.42 31
Petar Popangelov 1:23.80 34 1:24.32 25 2:48.12 27
Lyudmil Tonchev 1:23.73 33 1:25.09 29 2:48.82 30
Mitko Khadzhiev Slalom 57.34 27 54.04 20 1:51.38 21
Khristo Angelov 57.03 25 53.48 17 1:50.51 19
Lyudmil Tonchev 56.85 22 53.38 16 1:50.23 17
Petar Popangelov 54.84 9 50.56 2 1:45.40 6

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Yuri Mitev 4 37:23.95 36
Vladimir Velichkov 5 37:10.71 34
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Vladimir Velichkov 1'09:57.24 18 1'27:57.24 43
Yuri Mitev 1'11:58.06 10 1'21:58.06 40
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per close miss (a hit in the outer ring), two minutes added per complete miss.

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Khristo Barzanov 45:05.21 38
Ivan Lebanov 43:37.32 15
30 km Khristo Barzanov 1'32:03.49 23
Ivan Lebanov 1'28:03.87 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

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