Spas Bukhalov

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Spas Bukhalov (Cyrillic: Спас Бухалов; born 14 November 1980) is a Bulgarian pole vaulter.

He won the 2001 Balkan Games[1] and finished sixth at the 2007 European Indoor Championships. He also competed at the Olympic Games in 2004 as well as the World Championships in 2003 and 2007 without reaching the final.

His personal best jump is 5.82 metres, achieved in June 2007 in Sofia. This is the Bulgarian, and Balkan, record.[2]

He was born in Plovdiv.[3]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Bulgaria
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 1st (q)[4] 5.30 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 15th (q) 5.60 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 27th (q) 5.50 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 9th (q) 5.60 m
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 14th (q) 5.45 m
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 18th NM
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 6th 5.41 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 14th (q) 5.65 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain NM
Olympic Games Beijing, China 25th (q) 5.45 m
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 8th 5.41 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 22nd (q) 5.40 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 18th (q) 5.30 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ Balkan Games/Championships - GBR Athletics
  2. ^ All time best Balkan athletes, men Archived 2014-01-15 at the Wayback Machine. - The Athletics Site
  3. ^ Spas Bukhalov. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2015-06-15.
  4. ^ No mark in the final.