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Sevdalin Minchev Angelov is a retired weightlifting athlete from Bulgaria. He is a four-time Olympic athlete. At the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics, Minchev was part of a widespread Bulgarian fraud scandal and was stripped of his medal, disqualified and his results nullified. He competed in the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 and won a bronze medal in the men's 56 kg. Minchev entered the 2000 Bulgaria Olympic team and actually competed in the 56 kg category. Sadly, he and his teammates Izabela Dragneva and Ivan Ivanov were both unsuccessful in the doping test within 3 days of meeting, all positive for the banned furosemide diuretic. It was not a complete shock when four members of the Bulgarian weightlifting team during the previous Olympics in 1976 and 1988 were found cheating and stripped of their medals.

About Sevdalin Minchev

Bulgarin weightlifter who competed in four Olympics and won a bronze medal in 1996 at the Atlanda games.

Sevdalin Minchev before fame

He entered his first Olympics in 1992.

Achievement of Sevdalin Minchev

He won two gold medals at the European Championships.

Sevdalin Minchev family life

He is the son of Ivan and Elena Minchev.

Associations of Sevdalin Minchev

He competed in his first Olympics in 1992 when Michael Jordan led the Dream Team to gold in basketball.

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Latest information about Sevdalin Minchev updated on September 17 2020.