|Born||Toncho Dimitrov Tonchev|
December 1, 1972
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Division||Light Welterweight (-63,5 kg)|
|Years active||10 (1997–2007)|
|Professional boxing record|
|Boxing record from BoxRec|
last updated on: September 22, 2009
|European Amateur Championships|
Toncho Dimitrov Tonchev (Bulgarian : Тончо Димитров Тончев) (born December 1, 1972 in Sliven) is a Bulgarian boxer, who won the Lightweight Silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Tontchev also represented his native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
Bulgarian, is a South Slavic language spoken in Southeastern Europe, primarily in Bulgaria. It is the language of Bulgarians.
Sliven is the eighth-largest city in Bulgaria and the administrative and industrial centre of Sliven Province and municipality.
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| 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain |
| 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, GA, USA |
|First||Win||RSC 2 (1:40)|
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|37 Wins (21 (T)Knockouts, 16 decisions), 7 Losses (4 (T)Knockouts, 3 decisions) |
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