Martin Marinov (Bulgarian: Мартин Маринов, born 25 October 1967) is a Bulgarian-born Australian flatwater canoeist who competed from the late 1980s and the mid-2000s (decade). A former "Mr Bulgaria" he won two Olympic medals for that country in the Canadian canoeing 500 m events.
|Men's canoe sprint|
|1988 Seoul||C-1 500 m|
|1992 Barcelona||C-2 500 m|
|1987 Duisburg||C-1 1000 m|
|1989 Plovdiv||C-1 500 m|
|1990 Poznań||C-1 500 m|
|1994 Mexico City||C-2 500 m|
|1995 Duisburg||C-2 200 m|
In Seoul in 1988 he was the bronze medalist in the C-1 500 m. Four years later in Barcelona he and teammate Blagovest Stoyanov won bronze in the C-2 500 m. At the 1996 Summer Olympics, Marinov and Stojanov reached both C-2 finals, finishing fourth in the 1000 m and fifth in the 500 m events, respectively.
In October 2006, Marinov was appointed as Head Coach of the AIS Canoe/Kayak Program.
- databaseOlympics.com profile at the Wayback Machine (archived 11 March 2007)
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at the Wayback Machine (archived 2010-01-05). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
- Martin Marinov at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
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