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Bulgaria at the Olympics
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Olympic facts about Bulgaria
NOC: Bulgaria

IOC code:

BUL

Olympic debut:

Summer: 

Paris 1924

Winter:  Garmisch Partenkirchen 1936

Olympic participation:

Summer: 

1924-1928, 1936, 1952-1980, 1988 and onwards

Winter:  1936 and onwards
Bulgarian Olympic Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
Summer Olympics 51 87 80 218
Winter Olympics 1 2 3 6
Top Sports
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1.   Wrestling 1632 21 69
2.   Weightlifting 1217 8 37
3.   Athletics 58 6 19
4.   Shooting 46 6 16
5.   Boxing 45 9 18
Complete list of Bulgaria's medals in Olympic sports
Notes:
The medal count for Summer and Winter Olympics is representing medals won in competitions which in the course of time have finally become part of either the summer olympics or the winter olympics. The division between summer and winter olympic games did not exist until 1924 and in the period before this winter and summer sports were on a few occasions present at the olympics side by side.
These facts about Bulgaria at the olympics are based on the official reports of the olympics and the games-encyclo's olympic database
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