Bulgaria at the 1948 Winter Olympics

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Bulgaria at the
1948 Winter Olympics
Flag of Bulgaria (1946-1948).svg
NOCBulgarian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.bgolympic.org (in Bulgarian) (in English)
in St. Moritz
Competitors4 in 3 sports
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Bulgaria competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Alpine skiing[edit]

Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Dimitar Drazhev Downhill 4:07.1 82
David Madzhar 3:45.3 62
David Madzhar Slalom 1:38.7 49 1:19.6 40 2:58.3 47
Dimitar Drazhev 1:33.1 45 1:20.9 44 2:54.0 44

Men's combined

The downhill part of this event was held along with the main medal event of downhill skiing. For athletes competing in both events, the same time was used (see table above for the results). The slalom part of the event was held separate from the main medal event of slalom skiing (included in table below).

Athlete Slalom Total (downhill + slalom)
Time 1 Time 2 Rank Points Rank
Dimitar Drazhev 1:49.0 (+0:05) 1:24.7 56 65.77 55
David Madzhar 1:38.9 1:18.5 42 46.67 44

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
18 km Georgi Doykov DNF
Nikola Delev 1'43:29 80

Nordic combined[edit]


  • 18 km cross-country skiing
  • normal hill ski jumping

The cross-country skiing part of this event was combined with the main medal event, meaning that athletes competing here were skiing for two disciplines at the same time. Details can be found above in this article, in the cross-country skiing section.

The ski jumping (normal hill) event was held separate from the main medal event of ski jumping, results can be found in the table below. Athletes would perform three jumps, of which the two best jumps (distance and form) were counted.

Athlete Event Cross-country Ski Jumping Total
Points Rank Distance 1 Distance 2 Distance 3 Points Rank Points Rank
Nikola Delev Individual 105.00 38 42.0 (fall) 45.0 48.0 157.1 38 262.10 38


  • Comité Olympique Suisse (January 1951). Rapport Général sur les Ves Jeux Olympiques d'hiver St-Moritz 1948 (PDF) (in French). Lausanne: H. Jaunin. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
  • Olympic Winter Games 1948, full results by sports-reference.com