Olympic weightlifting champion Milen Dobrev has died at the age of 35, the Bulgarian interior ministry announced on March 21.
The cause of death is still not clear.
That same year, he won the European Championship in Kiev.
A Bulgarian interior ministry spokesperson said: “Dobrev’s body was found at his home. There are no signs of violence and the cause of death is still not clear.”
Milen Dobrev retired before the 2008 Games in Beijing after failing to recover from a series of injuries.
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