Gratsian Botev

Gratsian Botev (December 12, 1928 – August 16, 1981) was a Soviet sprint canoer who competed in the late 1950s. At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, he won two medals with a gold in the C-2 10000 m and a silver in the C-2 1000 m events.

Olympic medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Gold medal – first place 1956 Melbourne C-2 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1956 Melbourne C-2 1000 m


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