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Jan Havel

Full name: Jan Havel
Nickname(s): Gusta
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (174 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: November 10, 1942 in Kolín, Středočeský kraj, Czech Republic
Affiliations: Sparta Praha, Praha (CZE)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Jan Havel was unusual in playing his entire career in Czechoslovakia, playing with several different clubs. He was with Dukla Litoměřice in 1961-62, HC Dukla Jihlava in 1962-63, Tatra Kolin in 1963, TK Spartak Praha Sokolovo in 1963-65, ČKD Praha from 1965-75, and finally SK Slavia Praha in 1975-79. Havel was a forward who played 458 games in the Czech league, scoring 284 goals and 442 points. He led the Czech league in goal scoring and points in 1967-68 with 39 and 54, and in goals in 1970-71 with 32.

Internationally he played at the 1968 and 1972 Winter Olympics, winning a silver medal in 1968, and at the 1967, 1969, and 1971 World Championships, winning a silver in 1971 and a bronze in 1969. He never played in North America but in 1972 three Czech players were signed that year by NHL and WHA clubs – Havel, Josef Horešovský, and Tomáš Jelínek, but only Jelínek ever played in North America, as the Czechoslovakian government reneged on its agreement to let the other players leave the country.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 25 Grenoble Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH 2 Silver

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1968 Winter 25 Grenoble Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 2 1968-02-04 5 1 2
1968 Winter 25 Grenoble Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #1 1 1968-02-06 TCH 5, USA 1 1 0 0
1968 Winter 25 Grenoble Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #6 1 1968-02-08 TCH 5, FRG 1 1 1 2
1968 Winter 25 Grenoble Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #11 1 1968-02-10 TCH 4, FIN 3 1 0 0
1968 Winter 25 Grenoble Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #15 1 1968-02-12 TCH 10, GDR 3 0 0 0
1968 Winter 25 Grenoble Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #19 2 1968-02-13 CAN 3, TCH 2 1 0 0
1968 Winter 25 Grenoble Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #23 1 1968-02-15 TCH 5, URS 4 1 0 0
1968 Winter 25 Grenoble Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #27 1T 1968-02-17 TCH 2, SWE 2 0 0 0