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Valentin Yordanov

Full name: Valentin Dimitrov Yordanov
Original name: Валентин Димитров Йорданов
Gender: Male
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: January 26, 1960 in Sandrovo, Ruse, Bulgaria
Affiliations: Slavia Sofia, Sofia (BUL)
Country: BUL Bulgaria
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Valentin Yordanov had the following finishes at major championships – 1983 World Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1985 World Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1987 World Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1993 World Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1994 World Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1995 World Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1990 World Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1991 World Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1986 World Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (3rd); 1982 World Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (13th); 1982 European Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1983 European Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1985 European Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1986 European Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1987 European Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1988 European Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1989 European Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1984 European Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1981 European Championship: 52.0 kg. Freestyle (3rd).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Men's Flyweight, Freestyle Bulgaria BUL 8
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Men's Flyweight, Freestyle Bulgaria BUL 3 Bronze
1996 Summer 36 Atlanta Wrestling Men's Flyweight, Freestyle Bulgaria BUL 1 Gold

Men's Flyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result CP MR TP
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 8 1988-09-28
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Six 3 1988-09-29 17,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Six Match #1 2 1988-09-29 Tohuzov (URS) decision (14-1), Yordanov (BUL) 0,5
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Five 3 1988-09-29 16,5
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Five Match #1 2 1988-09-29 Trstena (YUG) decision (11-5), Yordanov (BUL) 1,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Four 1T 1988-09-29 15,5
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Four Match #4 AC 1988-09-29 Yordanov (BUL) 4,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Three 1T 1988-09-28 11,5
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Three Match #4 1 1988-09-28 Yordanov (BUL) decision (19-6), Chertow (USA) 3,5
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Two 1T 1988-09-28 8,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Two Match #7 1 1988-09-28 Yordanov (BUL) decision (17-1) (2:57), Diallo (GUI) 4,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round One 1T 1988-09-28 4,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round One Match #7 1 1988-09-28 Yordanov (BUL) fall (2:02), Negron (PUR) 4,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 3 1992-08-03
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Final Round Match 3/4 1 1992-08-05 Yordanov (BUL) decision (9-3), Kim (KOR)
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Six 2 1992-08-04 14,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Six Match #1 2 1992-08-04 Li (PRK) decision (6-4), Yordanov (BUL) 1,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Five 2 1992-08-04 13,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Five Match #2 AC 1992-08-04 Yordanov (BUL) 0,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Four 2 1992-08-04 13,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Four Match #1 1 1992-08-04 Yordanov (BUL) decision (6-4), Orel (TUR) 3,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Three 2 1992-08-03 10,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Three Match #2 1 1992-08-03 Yordanov (BUL) decision (3-2) (6:26), Torkan (IRI) 3,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Two 2T 1992-08-03 7,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round Two Match #4 1 1992-08-03 Yordanov (BUL) fall (1:49), Oziti (NGR) 4,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round One 4 1992-08-03 3,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Group A - Round One Match #4 1 1992-08-03 Yordanov (BUL) decision (2-1), Tohuzov (EUN) 3,0
1996 Summer 36 Atlanta Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 1 1996-07-31
1996 Summer 36 Atlanta Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Final Round Match 1/2 1 1996-08-01 Yordanov (BUL) decision (4-3) (6:29), Abdullayev (AZE) 4
1996 Summer 36 Atlanta Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1996-08-01 Yordanov (BUL) decision (7-3) (5:00), Mamyrov (KAZ) 7
1996 Summer 36 Atlanta Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Quarter-Finals Match #4 AC 1996-08-01 Yordanov (BUL)
1996 Summer 36 Atlanta Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Round Two Match #5 1 1996-07-31 Yordanov (BUL) decision (4-2) (5:00), Mongush (RUS) 4
1996 Summer 36 Atlanta Wrestling Bulgaria BUL Round One Match #8 1 1996-07-31 Yordanov (BUL) fall (10-0) (1:59), Rodríguez (MEX) 10