Vítezslav VESELÝ

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Athlete personal details which are given in the second column

Born27 February 1983Age
GenderMale
Height186 cm Weight94 kg
Club / TeamN/A

Biography

2013 World Champion, 2012 Olympic bronze // 9 WJC 2002; 1 ECH 2012 (2010-9, 2014/2016-2); 3 OLY 2012 (2008-11, 2016-7); 1 WCH 2013 (2009/2017-dnq, 2011-4, 2015-8); 2 IAAF Continental Cup 2014. 1 Czech 2008/2010/2011/2012/2016. Personal best 88.34 in qualifying at the London Olympics, but only 83.34 in final for initial fourth place (now upgraded to bronze after the disqualification of Oleksandr Pyatnytsya UKR). Did classical piano training from age 7 to 15, but the gave up because “it was too much work”. 1.86/93kg.

In 2018: 2 Prague; 2 Radom; 5 Ostrava Golden Spike; 4 Kuortane; 3 Jena; 4 Lucerne .

DateDiscipline
World Champion 2013Javelin Throw
Olympic Bronze Medallist 2012Javelin Throw
European Champion 2012Javelin Throw
2 European Silvers 2014Javelin Throw
2016Javelin Throw
4th at World Championships 2011Javelin Throw
7th at Olympic Games 2016Javelin Throw
8th at World Championships 2015Javelin Throw
Olympic finalist 2008Javelin Throw
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
Javelin Throw188.3408 Aug 2012LondonOutdoor
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
Javelin Throw282.3027 May 2018RadomOutdoor