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Bohumil Golian

Full name: Bohumil Golian
Nickname(s): Grbo, Ještěrka
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: March 25, 1931 in Moštenica, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
Died: January 11, 2012 in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
Affiliations: Slávia Bratislava, Bratislava (SVK)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Volleyball

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Bohumil Golian is considered Czechoslovakia’s greatest ever volleyball player. In addition to his two Olympic medals, he led Czechoslovakia to World Championships in 1956 and 1966. After the dissolution of Czechoslovakia, he was voted Slovak Volleyballer of the Century, and was ranked 12th among Slovaks for Athlete of the Century. He later earned a Ph.D. in sports stuides and lectured on physical education and sports, and also coached. In 2006 he was given the Pierre de Coubertin medal by the International Olympic Committee and in 2007 the Slovak Olympic Committee awarded him the Golden Rings.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Volleyball Men's Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH 2 Silver
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Volleyball Men's Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH 3 Bronze

Men's Volleyball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW IP SO
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #2 1 1964-10-13 TCH 3, HUN 2 3 5 9
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #10 1 1964-10-14 TCH 3, BUL 2 3 6 11
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #13 1 1964-10-15 TCH 3, JPN 1 3 5 9
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #17 1 1964-10-17 TCH 3, USA 0 3 1 2
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #23 2 1964-10-18 URS 3, TCH 2 2 6 11
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #33 1 1964-10-21 TCH 3, ROU 1 3 2 3
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #6 1 1968-10-16 TCH 3, USA 1 3 0,0 1,0
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #13 1 1968-10-17 TCH 3, JPN 2 3 4,5 7,0
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #20 1 1968-10-19 TCH 3, BRA 2 3 3,5 12,0
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #29 1 1968-10-21 TCH 3, BUL 2 3 0,5 1,5
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #33 1 1968-10-23 TCH 3, BEL 0 3 4,0 2,0
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #40 2 1968-10-23 POL 3, TCH 1 1 0,5 0,0
1968 Summer 37 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #45 2 1968-10-26 URS 3, TCH 0 0 1,5 2,5
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