Dimitar Dobrev

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Dimitar Dobrev
Medal record
Men's Greco-Roman wrestling
Representing  Bulgaria
Gold medal – first place 1960 Rome Middleweight
Silver medal – second place 1956 Melbourne Middleweight

Dimitar Dimitrov Dobrev (Bulgarian: Димитър Добрев; 14 April 1931 – 1 April 2019)[1] was a Greco-Roman wrestler from Bulgaria, where he spent most of his professional career. Dobrev was the Olympic champion in the middleweight division of Greco-Roman Wrestling at the 1960 Summer Olympics.[2]

Born in Ezerche, Dobrev was a mathematician, and, prior to his competitive wrestling career, he was a gymnast.

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  1. ^ "Olympic champion Dimitar Dobrev died". TECH2. 1 April 2019. Archived from the original on 2 April 2019. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Dimitar Dobrev Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 20 March 2019.

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