Detelin Dalakliev

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Detelin Dalakliev
Personal information
Full nameДетелин Далаклиев
Nationality Bulgaria
Born (1983-02-19) 19 February 1983 (age 41)
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Weight classBantamweight
ClubBK Levski-Luchano, Sofia
Medal record
World Amateur Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Milan Bantamweight
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Bangkok Bantamweight
European Amateur Championships
Silver medal – second place 2006 Plovdiv Bantamweight
Silver medal – second place 2008 Liverpool Bantamweight
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Pula Bantamweight
EU Amateur Championships
Gold medal – first place 2004 Madrid Bantamweight
Gold medal – first place 2005 Cagliari Bantamweight
Gold medal – first place 2007 Dublin Bantamweight
Gold medal – first place 2009 Milano Bantamweight

Detelin Dalakliev (Bulgarian: Детелин Далаклиев) (born 19 February 1983) is a boxer from Bulgaria. He competed in the Bantamweight (– 54 kg) division, and won the gold medal at the World Amateur Boxing Championships in Milano 2009.

Dalakliev won bronze medals at the 2003 World Amateur Boxing Championships and 2001 and 2004 European Amateur Boxing Championships and a silver medal at the 2006 and 2008 European Amateur Boxing Championships.

He competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics, but was knocked out in the round of 16 by Aghasi Mammadov of Azerbaijan.

He represented Bulgaria at the 2008 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Liverpool, England. At the championships Dalakliev defeated Welshman Andrew Selby in the semifinals before facing inexperienced Englishman Luke Campbell in the final.[1]

After four rounds Bulgarian levelled the scores in the fight to 5 each after he scored a point in the last two seconds of the fight. The decision then went to countback and Campbell was awarded the title making Campbell the first Englishman to win a European amateur title since 1961.[2]

Dalakliev competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics, once again losing to Luke Campbell, this time in the quarter-finals.[3]

In 2020 he opened his own boxing club in his birthplace of Pleven, Bulgaria.


  1. ^ "Medallists by weight category" (PDF). AIBA. Retrieved 16 November 2008.
  2. ^ Mark Staniforth. "CAMPBELL EYES 2012 AFTER EURO GLORY". Sporting Life. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 16 November 2008.
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