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Rangel Gerovski

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRangel Ivanov•Gerovski
Used nameRangel•Gerovski
Original nameРангел Иванов•Геровски
Born15 January 1959 in Karlovo (BUL)
Died26 April 2004 in Sofia (BUL)
Measurements180 cm / 130 kg
AffiliationsLevski Sofia, Sofia (BUL)
NOC Bulgaria

Biography

Rangel Gerovski wrestled Greco-Roman at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics, winning a silver medal in super-heavyweight in 1988. Gerovski won three bronze medals at the World Championships, all in Greco-Roman, in 1985, 1987, and 1990. At the European Championships, he won the title in 1981 as a super-heavy, adding podium places in 1985, 1987, and 1990, with silvers in 1985 and 1990, and a bronze in 1987. In April 2004, Gerovski died tragically when he was fishing. His line hit an overhead power line, electrocuting him.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Wrestling BUL Rangel Gerovski
Super-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1992 Summer Olympics Wrestling BUL Rangel Gerovski
Super-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) AC

Errata

YOB also seen as 1958.