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Valentin Dzhonev

Full name: Valentin Dzhonev
Original name: Валентин Джонев
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Born: June 20, 1952 in Kyustendil, Kyustendil, Bulgaria
Died: September 12, 2015
Country: BUL Bulgaria
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Valentin Dzhonev was a javelin thrower who on 18 May 1974 became the first Bulgarian to surpass 80 metrres, when he threw 81.50. He later set two further Bulgarian records, leaving the mark at 84.00 metres. Dzhonev was Bulgarian Champion in 1974, 1976, 1978, and 1980, and was Balkan Champion in 1975 and 1977. In 1977 he won a bronze medal at the Universiade. Dzhonev competed for Levski-Spartak.

Personal Best: JT – 84.00 (1976).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Bulgaria BUL 14

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics Bulgaria Final Round 14 73.88
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics Bulgaria Final Round Round One 10 73.16
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics Bulgaria Final Round Round Two 12 foul 73.16
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics Bulgaria Final Round Round Three 14 73.88 73.88
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics Bulgaria Qualifying Round 12 QU 80.84
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics Bulgaria Qualifying Round Group B 5 80.84
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics Bulgaria Qualifying Round Group B Round One 5 75.66
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics Bulgaria Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 4 80.84 80.84
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics Bulgaria Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
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