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Bulgaria at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Bulgaria competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 158 competitors, 105 men and 53 women, took part in 108 events in 14 sports.[1]

Bulgaria at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Bulgaria (1971 – 1990).svg
IOC codeBUL
NOCBulgarian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.bgolympic.org (in Bulgarian) ‹See Tfd›(in English)
in Montreal
Competitors158 in 14 sports
Flag bearer Aleksandar Tomov
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
6
Silver
9
Bronze
7
Total
22
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's 100 metres

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Yanko Bratanov
    • Heats — 51.84s
    • Semi Final — 50.11s
    • Final — 50.03s (→ 6th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Velko Velev
    • Qualification — 63.54m
    • Final — 60.94m (→ 10th place)

Men's Javelin Throw

Women's 200 metres

Women's 800 metres

Women's 1,500 metres

Women's 100 metres Hurdles

Women's 4×400 metres Relay

Women's High Jump

Women's Long Jump

Women's Shot Put

Women's Discus Throw

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's Pentathlon

BasketballEdit

Women's TournamentEdit

Team W L PF PA PD Pts 1st Tie
  Soviet Union 5 0 504 346 +158 10
  United States 3 2 415 417 −2 8 1W–0L
  Bulgaria 3 2 365 377 −12 8 0W–1L
  Czechoslovakia 2 3 351 359 −8 7 1W–0L
  Japan 2 3 405 400 +5 7 0W–1L
  Canada 0 5 336 477 −141 5
July 25
Canada   62–85   Bulgaria

Team RosterEdit

BoxingEdit

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Beyhan Fuchedzhiev Light Flyweight   Jorge Hernández (CUB)
L RSC-3
Did not advance
Georgi Kostadinov Flyweight BYE   Jung Chul-Kim (KOR)
W 5-0
  Alfredo Pérez (VEN)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Chacho Andreykovski Bantamweight BYE   Aldo Cosentino (FRA)
W KO-3
  Gu Yong-Ju (PRK)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Rumen Peshev Featherweight BYE   Gustavo de la Cruz (DOM)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Tsvetan Tsvetkov Lightweight BYE   Khaidav Altanhuiag (MGL)
W 5-0
  Parviz Bahmani (IRN)
W 5-0
  Howard Davis (USA)
L RSC-3
Did not advance
Vladimir Kolev Light Welterweight BYE   Tai Shik-Park (KOR)
W 5-0
  Ernst Müller (FRG)
W 5-0
  Calistrat Cuțov (ROM)
W 5-0
  Andrés Aldama (CUB)
L KO-1
Did not advance  
Plamen Yankov Welterweight BYE   Emilio Correa (CUB)
L RSC-2
Did not advance
Nayden Stanchev Light Middleweight   Steven Moi (KEN)
W WO
  Vasile Didea (ROM)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Ryszard Pasiewicz Middleweight   Musa Gariba (GHA)
W WO
  Rufat Riskiyev (URS)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Georgi Stoymenov Light Heavyweight   Ernesto Sanchez (VEN)
W 5-0
  Janusz Gortat (POL)
L AB-3
Did not advance
Atanas Suvandzhiev Heavyweight   Mahmoud Ahmed Ali (EGY)
W WO
  Viktor Ivanov (URS)
W 4-1
N/A   Mircea Şimon (ROM)
L 1-4
Did not advance

CanoeingEdit

SprintEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechages Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Borislav Ananiev C-1 500 m 2:12.16 3 Q BYE 2:11.23 3 Q 1:59.92 4
C-1 1000 m 4:28.18 3 Q BYE 4:13.39 1 Q 4:14.41 4
Ivan Burchin
Krasimir Khristov
C-2 500 m 1:58.84 2 Q BYE 1:51.63 2 Q 1:50.43 6
C-2 1000 m 3:57.13 4 Q 3:52.00 2 Q 3:58.74 3 Q 4:02.44 7
Ivan Manev K-1 500 m 1:57.30 3 Q BYE 1:57.30 4 Did not advance
Lazar Khristov
Borislav Borisov
K-2 500 m 1:46.02 3 Q BYE 1:42.21 4 Did not advance
K-2 1000 m 3:35.94 3 Q BYE 3:26.76 1 Q 3:37.30 9
Ivan Manev
Bozhidar Milenkov
Nikolai Nachev
Vasil Chilingirov
K-4 1000 m 3:11.39 3 Q BYE 3:14.35 3 Q 3:12.94 7
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechages Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Rosa Georgieva K-1 500 m 2:14.23 4 Q 2:10.57 2 Q 2:10.51 3 Q 2:08.54 9
Mariya Mincheva
Natasha Petrova
K-2 500 m 2:00.52 7 Q 1:56.60 2 Q 1:53.29 2 Q 1:55.95 7

CyclingEdit

Six cyclists represented Bulgaria in 1976.

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Stoyan Bobekov Men's road race 4:58:35 49
Martin Martinov DNF
Ivan Popov DNF
Nedyalko Stoyanov DNF
Georgi Fortunov
Ivan Popov
Nedyalko Stoyanov
Stoyan Bobekov
Team time trial 2:15:07 12

TrackEdit

1000m time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Dimo Angelov Tonchev Men's 1000m time trial 1:08.950 14
Men's Sprint
Athlete Event Round 1 Repechage 1 Round 2 Repechage 2 Repechage Finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Dimo Angelov Tonchev Men's sprint   Singleton (CAN)
L
  Kountras (GRE)
W 11.50
  Tormen Mendez (CHI)
  Rossi (ITA)
L
  Vaarten (BEL)
  Echeverry (COL)
L
Did not advance

FencingEdit

GymnasticsEdit

JudoEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Parvan Parvanov −63kg   David Saad  (LIB)
W 0010-0000
  Bakhvain Buyadaa (MGL)
L 0000-0001
Did not advance 12
Georgi Georgiev −70kg BYE   Vacinuff Morrison (GBR)
L 0000-0001
Did not advance 13
Tsancho Atanasov −93kg BYE   Ung Nam An (PRK)
L 0000-0010
Did not advance 18
Emil Petrunov +93kg BYE   Keith Remfry (GBR)
L 0000–0010
Did not advance 12

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Bulgaria in 1976.

Individual
Team
  • Stoyan Zlatev
  • Velko Bratanov
  • Nikolay Nikolov

RowingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Georgi Georgiev
Valentin Stoev
Coxless pair 6:58.96 2 Q BYE 6:33.23 3 Q 7:37.42 5
Tsvetan Petkov
Rumen Khristov
Todor Kishev
Coxed pair 7:24.44 1 Q BYE 7:01.10 1 Q 8:11.27 4
Mincho Nikolov
Eftim Gerzilov
Yordan Valchev
Khristo Zelev
Quadruple sculls 5:57.19 3 R 5:49.38 2 Q N/A 6:32.04 5
Rumian Khristov
Todor Mrankov
Dimitar Valov
Dimitar Yanakiev
Coxless four 6:20.71 3 Q BYE 6:06.58 5 FB 6:41.36 7
Lachesar Boichev
Ivan Botev
Nacho Minchev
Kiril Kirchev
Nenko Dobrev
Coxed Four 6:43.69 4 R 6:23.47 2 Q 6:13.26 2 Q 6:52.88 5
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Rosica Spasova Single sculls 3:42.67 1 Q BYE N/A 4:10.86 4
Svetla Otsetova
Zdravka Yordanova
Double sculls 3:25.05 1 Q BYE N/A 3:44.36  
Siyka Kelbecheva
Stoyanka Kurbatova-Gruicheva
Coxless pair 3:33.24 2 R 3:48.73 1 Q N/A 4:01.22  
Verka Aleksieva
Svietlana Gincheva
Iskra Velinova
Troianka Vasileva
Stanka Georgieva
Quadruple sculls 3:12.13 2 R 3:22.43 1 Q N/A 3:34.13 4
Ginka Gyurova
Lilyana Vaseva
Reni Yordanova
Mariyka Modeva
Kapka Georgieva
Coxed four 3:20.98 1 Q BYE N/A 3:48.24  

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Nikolay Ganev 200 metre freestyle 2:00.54 43 Did not advance
Petar Georgiev 2:00.70 44 Did not advance
Stefan Georgiev 100 metre freestyle 53.85 23 Did not advance
Krasimir Stoykov 100 metre backstroke 1:00.24 17 Did not advance
200 metre backstroke 2:09.67 19 Did not advance
Petar Georgiev
Stefan Georgiev
Toni Statelov
Krasimir Stoykov
4 × 200 m freestyle relay 7:57.08 13 Did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Norair Nurikyan −56 kg 117.5 1 145 1 262.5  
Georghi Todorov −60 kg 122.5 3 157.5 2 280  
Todor Todorov 0 NVL 0 DNS 0 AC
Yordan Mitkov −75 kg 145 1 190 1 335  
Blagoy Blagoev −82,5 kg 162.5 AC 200 AC 362.5 DSQ
Trendafil Stoitchev 162.5 2 197.5 2 360  
Atanas Shopov −90 kg 155 6 205 2 360  
Valentin Khristov −110 kg 170 AC 225 AC 395 DSQ
Krastiu Semerdzhiev 170 1 215 3 385  

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bulgaria at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 18 April 2015.

External linksEdit