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Bulgaria at the 1980 Winter Olympics

Bulgaria at the Olympic Games

Flag of Bulgaria
IOC code  BUL
NOC Bulgarian Olympic Committee
Website www.bgolympic.org (Bulgarian) (English)
At the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid
Competitors 8 (men) in 3 sports
Flag bearer Petar Popangelov
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Bulgaria competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, United States.

Contents

  • Medalists 1
  • Alpine skiing 2
  • Biathlon 3
  • Cross-country skiing 4
  • References 5

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Lebanov, IvanIvan Lebanov Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km

Lebanov was the first Bulgarian to win a Winter Olympics Medal.

Alpine skiing

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Khristo Angelov Giant Slalom 1:25.97 40 1:26.81 33 2:52.78 32
Mitko Khadzhiev 1:25.27 37 1:25.15 30 2:50.42 31
Petar Popangelov 1:23.80 34 1:24.32 25 2:48.12 27
Lyudmil Tonchev 1:23.73 33 1:25.09 29 2:48.82 30
Mitko Khadzhiev Slalom 57.34 27 54.04 20 1:51.38 21
Khristo Angelov 57.03 25 53.48 17 1:50.51 19
Lyudmil Tonchev 56.85 22 53.38 16 1:50.23 17
Petar Popangelov 54.84 9 50.56 2 1:45.40 6

Biathlon

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Yuri Mitev 4 37:23.95 36
Vladimir Velichkov 5 37:10.71 34
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Vladimir Velichkov 1'09:57.24 18 1'27:57.24 43
Yuri Mitev 1'11:58.06 10 1'21:58.06 40
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per close miss (a hit in the outer ring), two minutes added per complete miss.

Cross-country skiing

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Khristo Barzanov 45:05.21 38
Ivan Lebanov 43:37.32 15
30 km Khristo Barzanov 1'32:03.49 23
Ivan Lebanov 1'28:03.87 3rd

References

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
  • Olympic Winter Games 1980, full results by sports-reference.com


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