Mihail Ganev

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Mihail Ganev
Mihail Ganev Rio2016.jpg
Ganev at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Nationality Bulgaria Bulgarian
Born (1985-01-05) January 5, 1985 (age 32)
Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Sport Freestyle wrestling
Club SK Levski[2]
Coached by Simeon Shterev
Petar Kasabov[3]
Valentin Raichev[2]

Mihail Petrov Ganev (Bulgarian: Михаил Петров Ганев, born January 5, 1985) is a freestyle wrestler from Bulgaria who won the world title in the 84 kg division in 2010.[3] He was eliminated in the second bout at the 2016 Olympics.[1]

In December 2010 he was stabbed in the stomach with a knife and was out of training for a month. He lost another four months from March to July 2015 due to an injury. He withdrew from the 2016 European Championships due to another injury, to a knee ligament.[2]


  1. ^ a b Mihail Petrov Ganev. rio2016.com
  2. ^ a b c Mihail Petrov Ganev. nbcolympics.com
  3. ^ a b Ganev, Michail Petrov (BUL). iat.uni-leipzig.de