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Manol Manolov

Full name: Manol Tomov Manolov
Original name: Манол Томов Манолов
Nickname(s): Simoliyata
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: August 8, 1925 in Sofia, Sofia Grad, Bulgaria
Died: December 16, 2008 in Sofia, Sofia Grad, Bulgaria
Affiliations: CSKA Sofia, Sofia (BUL)
Country: BUL Bulgaria
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Manol Manolov was a highly successful defender for CSKA Sofia and the Bulgarian national team. He joined the army team in 1948, and between then and his goodbye in 1962, he won a record twelve national titltes, as well as 4 Bulgarian Cups, and player of the year in 1958. He also won 57 caps for Bulgaria, playing at three Olympics, winning a bronze in 1956. After his retirement, Manolov returned to CSKA as a head coaching, leading the team during two spells (1969-1975 and 1984-1985). In the first period, he won three more Bulgarian titles, as well as two cups, and he added a third cup in 1985.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Football Men's Football Bulgaria BUL 17T
1956 Summer 31 Melbourne Football Men's Football Bulgaria BUL 3 Bronze
1960 Summer 35 Roma Football Men's Football Bulgaria BUL 5T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Football Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 17T 1952-07-15 0 0 0
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Football Bulgaria BUL Qualifying Round Match #4 2 1952-07-15 URS 2, BUL 1 0
1956 Summer 31 Melbourne Football Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 3 1956-11-23 0 0 0
1956 Summer 31 Melbourne Football Bulgaria BUL Final Round Match 3/4 1 1956-12-07 BUL 3, IND 0 0
1956 Summer 31 Melbourne Football Bulgaria BUL Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1956-12-05 URS 2, BUL 1 0
1956 Summer 31 Melbourne Football Bulgaria BUL Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1956-11-30 BUL 6, GBR 1 0
1960 Summer 35 Roma Football Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 5T 1960-08-26 0 0 0
1960 Summer 35 Roma Football Bulgaria BUL Group A Match #2 1 1960-08-26 BUL 3, TUR 0 0 0 0
1960 Summer 35 Roma Football Bulgaria BUL Group A Match #3 1 1960-08-29 BUL 2, UAR 0 0
1960 Summer 35 Roma Football Bulgaria BUL Group A Match #6 1T 1960-09-01 YUG 3, BUL 3 0 0 0
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