Daniel Petrov

Daniel Bozhilov Petrov (Bulgarian: Даниел Божилов Петров) (born 8 September 1971 in Varna) is a Bulgarian boxer. He won a silver medal at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 and a gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 in the category Light Flyweight.

Daniel Petrov
Personal information
Full nameДаниел Божинов Петров
NationalityBulgarian
Born (1971-09-08) 8 September 1971 (age 48)
Varna
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight48 kg (106 lb)
Sport
SportBoxing
Weight classLight Flyweight
ClubSlavia Club

Petrov began his career in Varna, Bulgaria, but then went to Slavia (Sofia). He became a champion of the country several times. In 1993 he captured the European title in Bursa, Turkey. Two years later he won the world title at the 1995 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Berlin, Germany, followed by the European title a year later in Vejle, Denmark.

Olympic resultsEdit

1992

1996


ReferencesEdit

  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Daniel Bozhinov". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2009-01-06.