Daniel Petrov

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Daniel Petrov
Personal information
Full name Даниел Божинов Петров
Nationality Bulgarian
Born (1971-09-08) 8 September 1971 (age 46)
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light Flyweight
Club Slavia Club

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.

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