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Petar Merkov

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePetar Khristov•Merkov
Used namePetar•Merkov
Original nameПетър Христов•Мерков
Born3 November 1976 in Plovdiv (BUL)
Measurements188 cm / 95 kg
AffiliationsTrakia, Plovdiv (BUL)
NOC(s) Bulgaria

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 Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1996 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 9 h2 r3/4 Representing Bulgaria    
  Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Bulgaria 8
2000 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Bulgaria    
  Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 2 Silver
  Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Bulgaria 5
2004 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 6 h3 r2/3 Representing Bulgaria    
  Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Bulgaria 4

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