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František Hoplíček

Full name: František Hoplíček
Nickname(s): Janik
Gender: Male
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)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Athletics, Art Competitions

Related Olympians: Uncle of Karel Hoplíček.

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Athletics Men's Discus Throw Czechoslovakia TCH 13 QR
1932 Summer 42 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Czechoslovakia TCH AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 42 Los Angeles Art Competitions Czechoslovakia Final Standings AC Finish

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 13 QR
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round 13 36.750
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