Rostislav Dimitrov

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Rostislav Dimitrov (Bulgarian: Ростислав Димитров) (born December 26, 1974 in Rousse) is a former triple jumper from Bulgaria, best known for his silver medal at the 1999 World Championships. He originally won the silver medal at the World Indoor Championships the same year, but was disqualified for ephedrin use.[1] His personal best was 17.49 metres.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Bulgaria
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 10th (q) Triple jump 15.22 m (wind: -0.6 m/s)
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd Triple jump 17.26 m
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan DQ (2nd) Triple jump
World Championships Seville, Spain 2nd Triple jump 17.49 m
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 2nd Triple jump 17.22 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 9th Triple jump 16.95 m
IAAF Grand Prix Final Doha, UAE 2nd Triple jump 17.11 m
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 5th Triple jump 16.79 m
European Championships Munich, Germany 9th Triple jump 16.57 m


  1. ^ Mark Butler (ed.), "DOPING VIOLATIONS AT IAAF WORLD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS", IAAF Statistics Book – World Indoor Championships SOPOT 2014 (PDF), IAAF, pp. 47–48, retrieved 27 September 2015 

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