Lyubomir Lyubenov (canoeist)

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Lyubomir Lyubenov
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow C-1 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow C-1 500 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1978 Belgrade C-1 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1979 Duisburg C-1 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Duisburg C-1 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1981 Nottingham C-2 500 m

Lyubomir Lyubenov (Bulgarian: Любомир Любенов, born August 26, 1957) is a Bulgarian sprint canoeist who competed in the late 1970s and early 1980s. At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, he won a gold in the C-1 1000 m event and a silver in the C-1 500 m event.

Born in Plovdiv, Lyubenov won four medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (C-1 500: 1978), a silver (C-1 1000 m: 1979), and two bronzes (C-1 500 m: 1979, C-2 500 m: 1981).

References[edit]

  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Lyubomir Lyubenov". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  • Profile of Lyubomir Lyubenov (in Bulgarian)