Lyubomir Lyubenov (canoeist)

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Lyubomir Lyubenov
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow C-1 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow C-1 500 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1978 Belgrade C-1 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1979 Duisburg C-1 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Duisburg C-1 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1981 Nottingham C-2 500 m

Lyubomir Lyubenov (Bulgarian: Любомир Любенов, born March 26, 1957) is a Bulgarian sprint canoeist who competed in the late 1970s and early 1980s. At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, he won a gold in the C-1 1000 m event and a silver in the C-1 500 m event.

Born in Plovdiv, Lyubenov won four medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (C-1 500: 1978), a silver (C-1 1000 m: 1979), and two bronzes (C-1 500 m: 1979, C-2 500 m: 1981).

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