|Full name||Даниел Божинов Петров|
8 September 1971 |
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||48 kg (106 lb)|
|Rated at||Light Flyweight|
Daniel Bozhilov Petrov (Bulgarian: Даниел Божилов Петров) (born 8 September 1971 in Varna) is a Bulgarian boxer. He won a silver medal at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 and a gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 in the category Light Flyweight.
Petrov began his career in Varna, Bulgaria, but then went to Slavia (Sofia). He became a champion of the country several times. In 1993 he captured the European title in Bursa, Turkey. Two years later he won the world title at the 1995 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Berlin, Germany, followed by the European title a year later in Vejle, Denmark.
- Defeated Nelson Dieppa (Puerto Rico) 10-7
- Defeated Song Chol (North Korea) RSC 3 (1:09)
- Defeated Pál Lakatos (Hungary) 17-8
- Defeated Jan Quast (Germany) 15-9
- Lost to Rogelio Marcelo (Cuba) 10-20
- 1st round bye
- Defeated Nshan Munchyan (Armenia) 11-5
- Defeated Somrot Kamsing (Thailand) 18-6
- Defeated Oleg Kiryukhin (Ukraine) 17-8
- Defeated Mansueto Velasco (Philippines) 19-6
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Daniel Bozhinov". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2009-01-06.