Yordan Bikov

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Yordan Bikov
1972 stamp of Umm al-Quwain Yordan Bikov.jpg
Bikov on a stamp of Umm al-Quwain
Personal information
Born (1950-11-17) 17 November 1950 (age 71)[1]
Pazardzhik, Bulgaria
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
SportWeightlifting
ClubBulgarian Army

Yordan Bikov (Bulgarian: Йордан Биков, born 17 November 1950) is a retired Bulgarian middleweight weightlifter. He won the clean and jerk event at the 1971 World Championships. In 1972 he won the European title and Olympic gold medal, setting a new world record in the total. He retired next year after placing second at the European championships, and became a weightlifting coach.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biography of Yordan Bilkov (in Bulgarian)
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Yordan Bikov". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020.
  3. ^ Yordan Bikov. chidlovski.net

External links[edit]

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