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Ivan Ivanov (Bulgarian: Иван Иванов; born August 24, 1986 in Sofia) is an amateur Bulgarian Greco-Roman wrestler, who competed in the men's super heavyweight category.[1] Ivanov qualified for the men's 120 kg class at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, after placing third from the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Novi Sad, Serbia.[2] He received a bye for the preliminary round of sixteen, before losing out to France's Yannick Szczepaniak, with a classification point score of 1–3.[3]

Ivan Ivanov
Personal information
Nationality Bulgaria
Born (1976-08-24) 24 August 1976 (age 43)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Height1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Weight107 kg (236 lb)
ClubSlavia Litex
Coached byStojan Dobrev


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ivan Ivanov". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Bulgarian wrestlers won 12 quota for the Olympics 2008". Bulgarian Olympic Committee. 20 May 2008. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Men's Greco-Roman 120kg (264.5 lbs) Round of 16 Final Official". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 2 January 2013.

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