Former Olympic weightlifting champion Milen Dobrev dies at 35

Bulgarian former Olympic weightlifting champion Milen Dobrev has died at just 35 after suffering a heart-attack, his family said Saturday.

AFP| Updated: Mar 21, 2015, 23:06 PM IST
Former Olympic weightlifting champion Milen Dobrev dies at 35

Sofia: Bulgarian former Olympic weightlifting champion Milen Dobrev has died at just 35 after suffering a heart-attack, his family said Saturday.

The 2004 champion in the under-94kg division was found at his home in Plovdiv, in the south of the country.

He was also world champion in 2003 and twice European champion before retiring in 2008.