Barbora ŠPOTÁKOVÁ

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Athlete personal details which are given in the second column

Born30 June 1981Age
GenderFemale
Height182 cm Weight80 kg
Club / TeamUSK Praha

Biography

Olympic Champion in Beijing & London. World record holder since 2008.

Heptathlon pb: 5880 -13. 4 WJC Heptathlon 2000; 6 under-23 ECH 2003; 1 WSG 2005 (2003-4); 2 ECH 2006 (2002-dnq, 2010-3); 1 WCH 2007 (2005-dnq, 2009/2011-2); 1 OLY 2008/2012 (2004-dnq); 1 ETCh 2014 (2009-2, 2011-3). 1 Czech 2003/2005-2012. Athlete of the Year in Czech Republic for four years in a row 2007-2010. Coach-Jan elezn (formerly Rudolf Cerny). 1.82/80kg.

Partner-Lukas Novotny, their son Janek born May 24, 2013.

In 2014: 1 Rome Diamond; 1 Prague Odlo il; 1 ETCh; 1 Lausanne Diamond; 1 Monaco Diamond; Unbeaten since returning from maternity, but she’s never won the European title (and nor did her coach, thanks to Steve Backley) .