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Petar Merkov

Full name: Petar Khristov Merkov
Original name: Петър Христов Мерков
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 209 lbs (95 kg)
Born: November 3, 1976 in Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Affiliations: Trakia, Plovdiv (BUL)
Country: BUL Bulgaria
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Petar Merkov had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 2nd 1999 K1 500 m, 2nd 2002 K1 500 m, 3rd 2002 K4 200 m (with [Milko Kazanov], [Ivan Khristov], and [Yordan Yordanov]), 3rd 2002 K4 1000 m (with [Milko Kazanov], [Ivan Khristov], and [Yordan Yordanov]).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, 500 metres Bulgaria BUL 9 h2 r3/4
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Canoeing Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres Bulgaria BUL 8
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, 500 metres Bulgaria BUL 2 Silver
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres Bulgaria BUL 2 Silver
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Canoeing Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres Bulgaria BUL 5
2004 Summer 27 Athina Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, 500 metres Bulgaria BUL 6 h3 r2/3
2004 Summer 27 Athina Canoeing Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres Bulgaria BUL 4

Men's Kayak Singles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2.5cT 2.5cR 2.5-5cT 2.5-5cR
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Canoeing Bulgaria Semi-Finals Heat Two 9 1:42.379 49.49 4 52.889 9
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Canoeing Bulgaria Repêchage Heat Two 1 Q 1:42.851 50.82 2 52.031 3
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Canoeing Bulgaria Round One Heat Three 5 1:43.815 49.73 3 54.085 6
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Canoeing Bulgaria Final Round 2 1:58.393 58.37 3 1:00.023 2
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Canoeing Bulgaria Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 Q 1:40.008 49.18 5 50.828 1
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Canoeing Bulgaria Round One Heat Two 1 Q 1:40.227 49.20 3 51.027 3
2004 Summer 27 Athina Canoeing Bulgaria Semi-Finals Heat Three 6 1:42.207 48.73 4 53.477 6
2004 Summer 27 Athina Canoeing Bulgaria Round One Heat Two 3 Q 1:38.725 48.06 1 50.665 5

Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2.5cT 2.5cR 5cT 5cR 7.5cT 7.5cR 2.5-5cT 2.5-5cR 5-7.5cT 5-7.5cR 7.5c-1kT 7.5c-1kR
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Canoeing Bulgaria Final Round 2 3:34.649 50.79 3 1:43.920 3 2:39.300 3 53.130 4 55.380 6 55.349 4
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Canoeing Bulgaria Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 Q 3:38.217 51.23 2 1:46.200 2 2:41.550 1 54.970 5 55.350 1 56.667 4
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Canoeing Bulgaria Round One Heat One 3 Q 3:38.234 51.18 1 1:45.550 2 2:43.440 3 54.370 3 57.890 6 54.794 3

Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Canoeing Bulgaria BUL Final Round 1996-08-03
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Canoeing Bulgaria BUL Semi-Finals Heat One 1996-08-01
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Canoeing Bulgaria BUL Round One Heat Two 1996-07-30
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Canoeing Bulgaria BUL Final Round 2000-09-30
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Canoeing Bulgaria BUL Semi-Finals 2000-09-28
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Canoeing Bulgaria BUL Round One Heat One 2000-09-26
2004 Summer 27 Athina Canoeing Bulgaria BUL Final Round 2004-08-27
2004 Summer 27 Athina Canoeing Bulgaria BUL Round One Heat One 2004-08-23
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