#149 Georgi Ivanov - 2016 Olympian for Bulgaria

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ABOUT THIS EPISODE Georgi Ivanov was a 2016 Olympian for Bulgaria. His story of coming to America is incredible. He migrated to the US as a high school senior, without knowing a soul. He then wrestled for division two powerhouse UNO and was a 2x All American before the program was dropped. After wrestling for Boise State, Georgi had a crazy experience making the Bulgarian Olympic team. Enjoy it folks! FOLLOW THE PODCAST WrestlingChangedMyLife.com SPONSOR This episode is brought to you by Assembly Fall, our latest audio documentary that went live last Tuesday. You can listen via episode #145 in the feed, or by texting IHSA to 555-888. About Assembly Fall: In a match dubbed as the biggest upset in Illinois history, Matt Kucala defied the odds and pinned the previously unbeaten Eric Tannenbaum at the 2001 IHSA state finals. Assembly Fall takes an in-depth look at that match and answers the question: is it the biggest upset in state history? ABOUT THE WRESTLING CHANGED MY LIFE PODCAST Hosted by Ryan Warner, the Wrestling Changed My Life Podcast features in-depth interviews with wrestlers and coaches to learn how the sport shaped and molded their lives. By stitching together stories of sacrifice, triumph, defeat and perseverance, the Podcast takes the listener deep inside the world’s oldest sport. New episodes are released every Monday and Wednesday.

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