Bulgaria at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Bulgaria at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg
IOC code BUL
NOC Bulgarian Olympic Committee
Website www.bgolympic.org  (in Bulgarian and English)
in Helsinki
Competitors63 in 8 sports
Flag bearer Boris Nikolov
Medals
Ranked 40th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Bulgaria competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. The nation returned to the Olympic Games after having missed the 1948 Summer Olympics. 63 competitors, 54 men and 9 women, took part in 34 events in 8 sports. [1]

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Medalists

MedalNameSportEventDate
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Boris Nikolov Boxing Men's Middleweight 1 August

Athletics

Basketball

Preliminary round

Group 2

TeamPldWLPFPAPDPts
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 330192143+496
Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg  Bulgaria 321163182195
Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg  Mexico 312172171+14
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 303147178313
Bulgaria  Flag of Bulgaria.svg4674Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Mexico  Flag of Mexico.svg4452Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria
Finland  Flag of Finland.svg6465Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria

Quarterfinals

The top two teams in each quarterfinals advanced to the semifinals. The other two teams in each quarterfinals played in the fifth through eighth place classification.

Quarterfinals group A

TeamPldWLPFPAPDPts
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 321194187+75
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 321226174+525
Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg  Bulgaria 312177220434
Flag of France.svg  France 312178194164
Bulgaria  Flag of Bulgaria.svg56100Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
Bulgaria  Flag of Bulgaria.svg5462Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay
France  Flag of France.svg5867Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria

Classification Matches

5-8th place match

Bulgaria  Flag of Bulgaria.svg5360Flag of Chile.svg  Chile

7th place match

France  Flag of France.svg4458Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria

Boxing

Cycling

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Equestrian

Football

Preliminary round results
Soviet Union  Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg2–1 (a.e.t.)Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg  Bulgaria
Bobrov Soccerball shade.svg 100'
Trofimov Soccerball shade.svg 104'
Report Kolev Soccerball shade.svg 95'
Kotkan Urheilukeskus, Kotka
Attendance: 10.637
Referee: Istvan Zsolt (HUN)

Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg  Bulgaria

Head coach: Krum Milev

Pos.PlayerDoBAgeCapsClubTournament
games
Tournament
goals
Minutes
played
Sub offSub onCards
yellow/red
DF Boris Apostolov 20 January 1925? Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg Spartak Sofia
FW Petar Argirov 19 February 1923? Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg Lokomotiv Sofia
MF Stefan Bozhkov 20 September 192328? Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg CSKA Sofia
MF Todor Diev 28 September 193417? Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg Spartak Plovdiv
Georgi Eftimov 24 March 193121?
FW Ivan Kolev 1 November 193021? Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg CSKA Sofia
DF Manol Manolov 22 October 192625? Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg CSKA Sofia
FW Dimitar Milanov 18 October 192823? Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg CSKA Sofia
FW Panayot Panayotov 30 December 193021? Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg CSKA Sofia
GK Apostol Sokolov 23 October 191734? Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg Spartak Sofia
FW Stefan Stefanov 14 June 192428? Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg CSKA Sofia
Dimitar Stoyanov 18 October 192724?
MF Gavril Stoyanov 9 July 192923? Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg CSKA Sofia
FW Krum Yanev 9 January 192923? Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg CSKA Sofia

Gymnastics

Shooting

Six shooters represented Bulgaria in 1952.

Men
AthleteEventFinal
ScoreRank
Ivan Ivanov Trap 18216
Georgi Keranov 25 m rapid fire pistol 56117
Nikolay Khristozov 50 m pistol 50041
Stoyan Popov 50 m pistol 51726
Khristo Shopov Trap 16830
Todor Stanchev 25 m rapid fire pistol 55225

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References

  1. "Bulgaria at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 17 February 2015.