Discipline: 120 kg
Current Residence: Columbus, Ohio
College: University of Nebraska at Kearney ’09, Biology
- 2012 Olympic Games, 5th
- 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, 1st
- Two-time Pan American Championships champion (2010, 2012)
- 2011 U.S. Open, 1st
Fun Facts: Moved to the United States from Bulgaria at 4 years old...Hobbies include hip hop dancing, card magic, playing video games, watching movies and playing racquetball.
USA Wreslting Bio
Meet The First 100 Members Of The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team
April 24, 2016
From boxers to wrestlers, these athletes were the first to punch their tickets to Rio.
Red, White & Trending: April 8-14
Jamie MacDonald April 15, 2016
Wrestler Tervel Dlagnev's go-to move is gratitude after Rio qualification, the best balance beam routine ever (guess who?), Cam Newton threatens to become a water polo force, a Purple Heart recipient and Paralympian honors her 'tragic day,' Tyler Clary needs driving lessons, Kobe Bryant trends worldwide, Kayla Harrison says goodbye, Sanya Richards-Ross says congratulations, Aly Dudek can't stop flexing, the Shib Sibs make two appearances and more.
Meet The First Three Athletes To Qualify For The U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team
Brandon Penny April 09, 2016
Pirozhkova, Provisor and Dlagnev will all be appearing at their second Olympic Games.