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Milen Dobrev, Olympic Champion passed away

The Weightlifting Family was very saddened to learn about the tragic death of Milen Dobrev.

World Champion in 2003 and Olympic Champion in 2004, Milen Dobrev died at the age of 35 from a heart attack on 21 March.

The IWF offers its deep condolences to his family and the Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation!