Bulgarian weightlifter and Olympian who won the gold medal for the 52 kilogram weight class at the 1992 Barcelona games.
He won the Senior World Championships in 1989, 1990, and 1991 before entering his first Olympics event in 1992.
He won a gold medal at the 1998 European Championships in Riesa, Germany.
He is the son of Ivan and Betsya Ivanov.
He competed in the 1992 Olympics where Michael Jordan led the Dream Team to the gold medal in basketball.