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Prodan Gardzhev

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameProdan Stoyanov•Gardzhev
Used nameProdan•Gardzhev
Original nameПродан Стоянов•Гарджев
Born8 April 1936 in Rosenovo (BUL)
Died5 July 2003 in Burgas (BUL)
Measurements175 cm / 79 kg
AffiliationsChernomorets Burgas
NOC Bulgaria

Biography

Prodan Gardzhev had the following finishes at major championships – 1963 World Championship: 87.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1966 World Championship: 87.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1965 World Championship: 87.0 kg. Freestyle (3rd); 1967 World Championship: 87.0 kg. Freestyle (6th); 1968 European Championship: 87.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1967 European Championship: 87.0 kg. Freestyle (3rd).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Wrestling BUL Prodan Gardzhev
Middleweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) =5
1964 Summer Olympics Wrestling BUL Prodan Gardzhev
Middleweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
1968 Summer Olympics Wrestling BUL Prodan Gardzhev
Middleweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1968 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony BUL Prodan Gardzhev