Galin Georgiev

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Galin Georgiev (Bulgarian: Галин Георгиев, born 23 March 1970) is a retired Bulgarian triple jumper, best known for placing seventh at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

His personal best triple jump was 17.14 metres, achieved in May 1998 in Sofia. This ranks him fifth among Bulgarian triple jumpers, behind Khristo Markov, Rostislav Dimitrov, Momchil Karailiev and Nikolay Raev.[1] His personal best long jump was 8.20 metres, achieved in June 1992 in Sofia. This ranks him sixth among Bulgarian long jumpers, behind Ivaylo Mladenov, Atanas Atanasov, Nikolay Atanasov, Petar Dachev and Nikolay Antonov.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Bulgaria
1988 World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 2nd Triple jump 16.18 m (wind: +1.8 m/s)
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 7th Triple jump 16.62 m
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain Triple jump DNF
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 9th Long jump 7.81 m
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 13th Long jump 7.72 m
8th Triple jump 16.93 m
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 9th Long jump 7.64 m
11th Triple jump 16.18 m
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 7th Triple jump 16.92 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary Triple jump NM


  1. ^ a b All time best Balkan athletes, men - The Athletics Site