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Bulgaria at the 1956 Winter Olympics

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Bulgaria at the 1956 Winter Olympics

Bulgaria at the Olympic Games

Flag of Bulgaria
IOC code  BUL
NOC Bulgarian Olympic Committee
Website (Bulgarian) (English)
At the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo
Competitors 7 (6 men, 1 woman) in 2 sports
Medals Gold
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Bulgaria competed at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

Alpine skiing

Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Petar Ivanov Angelov Downhill 3:38.5 27
Georgi Varoshkin 3:30.0 24
Georgi Dimitrov 3:18.1 18
Petar Ivanov Angelov Giant Slalom 3:40.0 44
Georgi Varoshkin 3:33.9 41
Georgi Dimitrov 3:28.9 34
Georgi Varoshkin Slalom n/a ? DSQ DSQ
Petar Ivanov Angelov 1:49.1 33 2:27.1 39 4:16.2 32
Georgi Dimitrov 1:35.2 22 2:00.7 14 3:35.9 13

Cross-country skiing

Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Zakharin Grivev 58:11 54
Dimitri Petrov 57:53 53
30 km Zakharin Grivev 2'03:21 44
Khristo Donchev 2'02:10 43
50 km Khristo Donchev 3'26:06 26
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km Mariya Dimova 45:52 34


  • Official Olympic Reports
  • Olympic Winter Games 1956, full results by
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