Bulgaria: On Top of the World


November 15, 1986, Sofia, Bulgaria – Bulgarian weightlifing team just finished competing in the 1986 World Championships with a phenomenal team record. They won 7 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medals in 10 weight classes!

Team Bulgaria (1986, Sofia, left to right):

Top row:

B.Gidikov (75kg, silver), x1, x2 (Mayor of Sofia?), A.Zlatev (82.5kg, gold) G. Schödl (IWF President, x3 (coach), I.Abadzhiev (head coach), A.Nikolov (coach), A.Varbanov (75kg, gold), x4, A.Krastev (110+kg, gold), Y.Rusev (coach)

Front row:

x5, x6 (coach), N.Nurikian, M.Petrov (67.5kg, gold), M.Grablev (56kg, gold), Marinov (52kg, gold), N.Suleymanov (60kg, gold), N.Kolev (coach).

Note:  Stefan Topurov (67.5kg, silver) didn’t participate in this photo session.

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