Petar Lesov

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Petar Lesov
Personal information
Full name Петър Лесов
Nationality  Bulgaria
Born (1960-12-12) December 12, 1960 (age 56)
Rakovski, Plovdiv
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 51 kg (112 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Flyweight

Petar Lesov (Bulgarian: Петър Лесов, born September 12, 1960) is a former Bulgarian boxer, who won the Flyweight Gold medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics. He is a two-time European champion in the flyweight division (1981 and 1983). Lesov is currently a boxing coach.

Amateur career[edit]

His Olympic results were:

Professional career[edit]

Lesov turned pro in 1991 with little success. After five defeats by KO or TKO, including a loss to journeyman Wilson Rodriguez, he retired in 1992 with a record of 0-5-0.