Biography - Tervel Dlagnev

2013-14 Team USA Ranking No. 1 at 120KG
Years on Team USA: 5 (2009-14)
Residence: Columbus, OH
Club: Sunkist Kids
Coach: Lou Rosselli
College: Nebraska-Kearney
HighSchool: Arlington (Texas)
Born: 11/19/85 in
Height: 6-0

2013: U.S. World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open champion… Alexander Medved International champion… World Cup silver medalist…
2012: New York AC International champion… Hargobind International champion… Fifth in Olympic Games… Ziolkowski International champion… U.S. Olympic Team Trials champion… Pan American Championships gold medalist… Cerro Pelado International champion… Second in Ivan Yarygin Memorial…
2011: Pan American Games champion… Fifth in World Championships… Third in Ziolkowski International… Fifth in Ukrainian Wrestlers Memorial International… U.S. World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open champion… Third in Alexander Medved International… Buryatia Republic President’s Cup champion… Third in Ivan Yarygin Memorial…
2010: New York AC International champion… Second in Habibi & Movahed Cup… Second in Heydar Aliyev Golden Grand Prix… Second in U.S. World Team Trials… Pan American Championships gold medalist… Second in U.S. Open… Alexander Medved International champion…
2009: New York AC International Open champion… World bronze medalist… Heydar Aliyev Golden Grand Prix champion… U.S. World Team Trials champion… Second in U.S. Nationals… Third in Takhti Cup… Ukrainian Memorial International champion… Second in Dan Kolov International…
2008: New York AC International champion… World University champion… Third in U.S. Nationals…
2007: Sunkist Kids International Open champion… Fourth in U.S. Nationals…
2006: Second in Northern Plains Regional…
College: 2007 and 2008 NCAA Division II champion at Nebraska-Kearney, where he was coached by Marc Bauer… Led UNK to Division II national team title in 2008, the first in school history… 2006 Midlands champion… Placed second in 2006 NCAA Division II tournament and placed sixth in 2005…
High School: Third in Texas state tournament in 2003… Fourth in state tournament in 2002 in just his second year of wrestling…
Personal: Son of Ivaylo and Igrena Dlagnev… Has one sister, Kassie… He and his wife, Kirsten, were married on May 8, 2010. They have one son, Isaiah Tervel… Moved to the United States from Bulgaria when he was four years old…