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Jaroslav Fikejz

Full name: Jaroslav Fikejz
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: April 24, 1927 in Kaliště, Orlické Podhůří, Pardubický kraj, Czech Republic
Died: December 26, 2008 in Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
Affiliations: Sparta Praha, Praha (CZE)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Athletics

Biography

When Jaroslav Fikejz died at the age of 81, he still held the Czech long jump record for boys 15 and under, with 7.12 m. As a senior, he improved this mark to 7.41 m, then a Czechoslovakian Record. His biggest international achievement came in 1950, when he won the bronze medal in the European Championships. After his active career, Fikejz worked as a journalist (among other for "Atletika") and served as an official with the Czechoslovakian Athletics Federation.

Personal Best: LJ – 7.41 (1948).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Men's Long Jump Czechoslovakia TCH 15 QR

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round 15 6,860
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round Group A 8 6.860
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round Group A Round One 8 6.560
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 8 6.860
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 6.790