Bulgaria at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Bulgaria competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 98 competitors, 89 men and 9 women, took part in 66 events in 12 sports.[1]

Bulgaria at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg
IOC codeBUL
NOCBulgarian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.bgolympic.org (in Bulgarian and English)
in Rome
Competitors98 in 12 sports
Medals
Ranked 15th
Gold
1
Silver
3
Bronze
3
Total
7
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

BasketballEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Czechoslovakia 3 2 1 201 192 +9 5
  Yugoslavia 3 2 1 193 199 −6 5
  France 3 1 2 187 190 −3 4
  Bulgaria 3 1 2 209 209 0 4
August 26
16:00
Bulgaria   62–67   Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 30–35, 32–32
Pts: Mirtchev (14) Pts: Djuric (23)
Palazzetto dello sport, Rome
Referees: E. Alvarez Frausto  
C. Sien  
August 27
10:30
Czechoslovakia   69–75   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 43–39, 26–36
Pts: Pieri (15) Pts: Gabanyi (15)
Palazzetto dello sport, Rome
Referees: R. Weber  
S. Siniakov  
August 29
20:00
France   73–72   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 32–30, 41–42
Pts: Grange (21) Pts: Mirtchev (22)
Palazzetto dello sport, Rome
Referees: D. Shirley  
Bilek  

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

SprintEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechages Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Boris Lyubenov C-1 1000 m 4:47.65 2 Q N/A 4:44.93 2 Q 4:42.52 8
Marin Gopov
Toma Sokolov
C-2 1000 m 4:39.68 6 Q 4:48.06 2 Q N/A 4:31.52 6
Lyubomir Oresharov K-1 1000 m DNS Did not advance
Ivan Simeonov
Lyubomir Oresharov
K-2 1000 m 3:49.88 6 Q 3:53.27 4 Did not advance

CyclingEdit

Five male cyclists represented Bulgaria in 1960.

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Stoyan Georgiev Demirev Men's road race 4:25:44 52
Dimitar Kotev DNF
Boyan Kotsev DNF
Ognyan Toshev DNF
Boyan Kotsev
Dimitar Kotev
Ognyan Toshev
Stoyan Georgiev Demirev
Team time trial 2:26:20.48 17

TrackEdit

1000m time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Boncho Novakov Men's 1000m time trial 1:11.73 18

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

Two fencers, both men, represented Bulgaria in 1960.

Men's foil
Men's sabre

FootballEdit

First roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Yugoslavia 3 2 1 0 13 4 +9 5
  Bulgaria 3 2 1 0 8 3 +5 5
  United Arab Republic 3 0 1 2 4 11 −7 1
  Turkey 3 0 1 2 3 10 −7 1
Bulgaria  3–0  Turkey
Diev   13'58'
Hristov   67'
Report
Attendance: 3.000
Referee: Cesare Jonni (ITA)

Bulgaria  2–0  United Arab Republic
Naidenov Yordanov   42'
Diev   88'
Report
Attendance: 3.500
Referee: Leo Helge (DNK)

Yugoslavia  3–3  Bulgaria
Galić   50'57'69' Report Kovachev   59'
Debarski   81'89'
Attendance: 15.000
Referee: Cesare Jonni (ITA)

GymnasticsEdit

ShootingEdit

Five shooters represented Bulgaria at the 1960 Summer Olympics.

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Dencho Denev 50 m pistol N/A 532 24
Martsel Koen 50 m rifle prone 391 3 Q 585 8
Todor Kozlovski 50 m pistol N/A 532 25
Ivan Lazarov 50 m rifle three positions 549 15 Q 1120 20
Velichko Velichkov 50 m rifle three positions 555 11 Q 1128 14
50 m rifle prone 377 32 Did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Military press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kiril Georgiev 60 kg 95 11 100 7 130 8 325 9
Ivan Yordanov 67,5 kg 100 24 NVL AC DNS 100 DNF
Ivan Abadzhiev 75 kg 107.5 17 122.5 3 140 12 370 12
Mikhail Abadzhiev 105 18 NVL AC DNS 105 DNF
Petar Tachev 82.5 kg 130 2 125 3 160 6 415 6
Vladimir Savov 90 kg 110 20 137.5 2 165 5 412.5 6
Ivan Veselinov +90 kg 140 9 130 7 NVL AC 270 DNF

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bulgaria at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 31 July 2014.

External linksEdit