Galin Nikov

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Galin Nikov (Bulgarian: Галин Ников; born 25 November 1968) is a retired Bulgarian pole vaulter.

He finished thirteenth at the 1990 European Indoor Championships[1] and twelfth at the 1991 World Championships. He also won gold medals at the 1990 and 1992 Balkan Games.[2]

His personal best jump was 5.65 metres, achieved in July 1992 in Sofia. This ranks him seventh among Bulgarian pole vaulters, behind Spas Bukhalov, Atanas Tarev, Nikolay Nikolov, Stanimir Penchev, Delko Lesov and Ilian Efremov, and joint with Ivo Yanchev and Valentin Videv.[3]


  1. ^ 1990 European Indoor Championships, men's high jump final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  2. ^ Balkan Games/Championships - GBR Athletics
  3. ^ All time best Balkan athletes, men Archived January 15, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. - The Athletics Site