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Aleksandar Tomov Lazarov (Bulgarian: Александър Томов Лазаров, born April 3, 1949) is a Bulgarian wrestler, in the heaviest weight class.

Aleksandar Tomov
Medal record
Representing  Bulgaria
Men's Greco-Roman wrestling
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1972 Munich Super Heavyweight
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal Super Heavyweight
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow Super Heavyweight
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1971 Sofia +100 kg
Gold medal – first place 1973 Tehran +100 kg
Gold medal – first place 1974 Istanbul +100 kg
Gold medal – first place 1975 Minsk +100 kg
Gold medal – first place 1979 San Diego +100 kg
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1972 Katowice +100 kg
Gold medal – first place 1973 Helsinki +100 kg
Gold medal – first place 1976 Leningrad +100 kg
Gold medal – first place 1979 Bucarest +100 kg
Gold medal – first place 1984 Jönköping +100 kg
Silver medal – second place 1974 Madrid +100 kg
Silver medal – second place 1978 Oslo +100 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1970 Berlin +100 kg
Alexander Tomov in 2014

He is in the FILA Hall of Fame as a five-time champion of the World and five-time champion of Europe.[1] He won silver medals at the Olympics in the +100 kg class in 1972, 1976, and 1980.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FILA Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 2013-05-17. Retrieved 2011-11-26.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Aleksandar Tomov". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.

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