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Jan Gajdoš

Full name: Jan Gajdoš
Gender: Male
Born: December 27, 1903 in Brno, Jihomoravský kraj , Czech Republic
Died: November 19, 1945 in Brno, Jihomoravský kraj , Czech Republic
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Gymnastics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Jan Gajdoš was one of the most successful Czechoslovakians in gymnastics before the War, but he also was an excellent athlete in track & field, skiing, figure skating, diving, handball, and football. In World War II, one of the most prominent leaders of the Czech resistance, he was arrested in 1943 and sentenced to death. As the Allied front came near, the Nazis started the prisoners on a "death march" from the concentration camps to the labor camp Zwickau. Gajdoš survived the march, but his health was so severely damaged that he died at the end of the war, shortly after the liberation of the concentration camp.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around Czechoslovakia TCH 13
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around Czechoslovakia TCH 2 Silver
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault Czechoslovakia TCH 12T
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars Czechoslovakia TCH 4T
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar Czechoslovakia TCH 33T
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Rings Czechoslovakia TCH 8T
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse Czechoslovakia TCH 10T
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around Czechoslovakia TCH 27
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around Czechoslovakia TCH 4
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise Czechoslovakia TCH 13T
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault Czechoslovakia TCH 23
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars Czechoslovakia TCH 29
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar Czechoslovakia TCH 59T
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Rings Czechoslovakia TCH 21
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse Czechoslovakia TCH 57

Men's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 13 240.625
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 27 103.065 52.032 51.033

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank IP PTS CP OP
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 2 240.625
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 4 103.065 52.032 51.033

Men's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 13T 18.000 9.233 8.767

Men's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 12T 27.375
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 23 17.566 8.733 8.833

Men's Parallel Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 4T 53.75
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 29 17.466 8.533 8.933

Men's Horizontal Bar

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 33T 51.25
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 59T 16.200 8.500 7.700

Men's Rings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 8T 54.25
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 21 17.666 8.633 9.033

Men's Pommelled Horse

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Gymnastics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 10T 54.00
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Gymnastics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 57 16.167 8.400 7.767