Tervel Pulev

Tervel Venkov Pulev
Personal information
Full name Tervel Venkov Pulev
Nationality Bulgaria Bulgarian
Born (1983-01-10) January 10, 1983
Sofia, Bulgaria
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Weight 91 kg (201 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Heavyweight

Tervel Venkov Pulev (Bulgarian: Тервел Венков Пулев) born 10 January 1983) is a Bulgarian boxer. He is the younger brother of European Super Heavyweight champion Kubrat Pulev. Tervel Pulev is best known for winning a bronze medal for Men's Boxing (Heavyweight division 91 kg) at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom.[1] Pulev has signed up for the new AIBA professional league, called AIBA Pro Boxing (APB), which launches in fall 2013.


His father Venko Pulev was Bulgarian champion in the heavyweight division . His older brother Kubrat Pulev was the 2008 European Super Heavyweight champion.[2] Tervel Venkov Pulev has been involved in boxing since 1994 in the club CSKA, later he fought for boxing club "NSA" and "Academic", "National Sofia" and "Levski". He graduated from the National Sports Academy "Vasil Levski" in two subjects teacher and trainer. His trainer is Borislav Boiadzhiev. Multiple national champion in both adolescents and in the period 2004–2010 mans. In suffered no loss in Bulgaria with the exception of that of Arthur Beterbiev-world and European champion, who competed in 2005 for BC Botev Plovdiv.


Tervel was runner-up in Moscow at the 2010 European Amateur Boxing Championships. In the same year he ranked second at the European Cup in Kharkiv, Ukraine. In 2011 and 2014 he won a gold medal at the 62nd and 65nd edition of tournament Strandja Cup after winning the final feather-Cuban world and Olympic champion for the youngsters. He also won the gold medal at the international tournament in Bosnia in 2004, Spain in 2006, Dagestan in 2009, Serbia 2010 and 2011. In 2005, falls among the 10 best athletes of the "NSA". Participant 3 European and 2 World Championships for men and the world and European championships for juniors.

At the 2012 Olympics (results) he defeated Chinese Wang Xuanxuan and Yamil Peralta which secured a medal before being outclassed by star Oleksandr Usyk.[1]

Other championships

Year Competition Location Result
2004  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1st
2006  Spain 1st
2009  Russia 1st
2010  Serbia 1st
2010 European Cup UkraineKharkiv, Ukraine 2nd
2011 Strandja Cup BulgariaPazardzhik, Bulgaria 1st
2012 Boxing at the 2012 Summer Olympics United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom 3rd
2014 Strandja Cup BulgariaSofia, Bulgaria 1st

Professional boxing record

Professional record summary
1 fight 1 win 0 losses
By knockout 1 0
By decision 0 0
By disqualification 0 0
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
1 Won 1-0 Croatia Tomislav Rudan KO 3 (6), 0:52 03 Dec 2016 Bulgaria Arena Armeec, Sofia, Bulgaria Professional debut


  1. 1 2 "Up to 91 kg (Heavy weight) men results - Boxing - London 2012 Olympics". www.olympic.org. Retrieved 2015-05-13.

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