Full name: František Hoplíček
Born: April 23, 1890 in Zvole, Olomoucký kraj, Czech Republic
Died: April 13, 1946 in Olomouc, Olomoucký kraj, Czech Republic
Affiliations: Sokol Olomouc, Olomouc (CZE)
Sport: Athletics, Art Competitions
Related Olympians: Uncle of Karel Hoplíček.
Czech František Hoplíček was the uncle of [Karel Hoplíček] who took part in the 1936 Nazi Games as a shot putter. František himself was a participant in the 1920 Antwerp Games as a discus thrower where he was eliminated in qualifying. He later brought ice hockey to his hometown of Olomouc. Hoplíček then became a painter and printmaker, and took part in the 1932 Art Competitions in Los Angeles. He studied in Praha, Wien, Manchester and Antwerpen, and was one of the co-founders of the Club of Friends of Art in Olomouc, and painted motifs of his wife Hana, folk genre scenes, portraits and landscapes.
Personal Best\: DT – 39.23 (1919).
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|1932 Summer||42||Los Angeles||Art Competitions||Mixed Painting, Unknown Event||Czechoslovakia||TCH||AC|
|1932 Summer||42||Los Angeles||Art Competitions||Czechoslovakia||Final Standings||AC||Finish|
|1920 Summer||30||Antwerpen||Athletics||Czechoslovakia||Final Standings||13 QR|
|1920 Summer||30||Antwerpen||Athletics||Czechoslovakia||Qualifying Round||13||36.750|