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Todor Manolov

Full name: Todor Khristov Manolov
Original name: Тодор Христов Манолов
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1.5 (187 cm)
Weight: 256 lbs (116 kg)
Born: March 3, 1951 in Varna, Varna, Bulgaria
Died: September 5, 2014
Country: BUL Bulgaria
Sport: Athletics

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Biography

The grandson of noted Bulgarian composer Emanuil Manolov, Todor Manolov was a hammer throwing prodigy. In 1970, he became European Junior Champion in the event beating future Olympic silver medallist Aleksey Spiridonov to the title with 65.16 metres. In Bulgaria, he was frequently mastered by Dimitar Mindov, but he earned national titles in 1973 and 1976. Internationally, he won his speciality at the Balkan Games in 1974 and 1976, while also winning twice in the European Cup qualification event. His only major international championships remained the 1972 Olympics, where he failed to make the qualifying distance. He set his best performance, 73.52 metres, in his final competitive year, 1976,

Personal Best\: HT – 73.52 (1976).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 21 München Athletics Men's Hammer Throw Bulgaria BUL 21 QR

Men's Hammer Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1972 Summer 21 München Athletics Bulgaria Qualifying Round 21 65.62
1972 Summer 21 München Athletics Bulgaria Qualifying Round Group B 11 65.62
1972 Summer 21 München Athletics Bulgaria Qualifying Round Group B Round One NP foul
1972 Summer 21 München Athletics Bulgaria Qualifying Round Group B Round Two NP foul NM
1972 Summer 21 München Athletics Bulgaria Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 65.62
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