Tsanko Khantov

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Tsanko Khantov
Personal information
NationalityBulgarian
Born (1976-08-11) 11 August 1976 (age 46)
Sofia, Bulgaria
ResidenceChicago, United States[1]
Sport
SportModern pentathlon, Fencing
Medal record

Tsanko Khantov also written as Tzanko Hantov (born 11 August 1976) is a Bulgarian modern pentathlete, fencer and fencing coach.

With fencing Khantov, was junior national epee champion in 1995 and 1996. He became national senior champion in 1998.[2]

In modern pentathlon he participated in the men's individual pentathlon event at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.[3] The next year he won the bronze medal at the 2001 World Modern Pentathlon Championships.[4]

Khantov was a fencing coach for over seven years. He is the owner of the "Windy City Fencing", an epee fencing club in Chicago, where is also the head coach since 2005.[2][1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "A Rare Trio Indeed: Fencing Triplets In Chicago". dnainfo.com. 17 December 2012. Archived from the original on 2 November 2022. Retrieved 2 November 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Tzanko Hantov". menomoneeclub.org. Retrieved 2 November 2022.
  3. "Tsanko Khantov". Olympedia. Retrieved 2 November 2022.
  4. "WORLD MODERN PENTATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 2 November 2022.

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