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Jaroslav Holík

Full name: Jaroslav Holík
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: August 3, 1942 in Havlíčkův Brod, Vysočina, Czech Republic
Affiliations: Dukla Jihlava, Jihlava (CZE)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Ice Hockey

Related Olympians: Brother of Jiří Holík.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Jaroslav Holík was a center who started his career as a junior with Jiskra Havlíčkův Brod in 1959, playing two seasons with them, but he then played the rest of his career with HC Dukla Jihlava, retiring after the 1978-79 season. He also competed for Czechoslovakia at the 1972 Winter Olympics, winning a bronze medal, and at seven World Championships (1965-67, 1969-70, 1972-73), winning World gold in 1972, silvers in 1965-66 and 1971, and bronzes in 1969-70 and 1973.

After his retirement Holík became a hockey coach, leading the Czech Under-20 team to the gold medal at the 2000 World Junior Championships. Coming from a hockey family, his brother, Jiří Holík, won four Olympic medals for Czechoslovakia, while his son, [Bobby Holík], played almost 20 years in the NHL with the Hartford Whalers, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, and Atlanta Thrashers. Jaroslav Holík’s grandson, David Musil, was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers of the NHL.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 29 Sapporo Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH 3 Bronze

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1972 Winter 29 Sapporo Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 3 1972-02-03 2 1 0
1972 Winter 29 Sapporo Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #7 1 1972-02-08 TCH 7, FIN 1 1 0 0
1972 Winter 29 Sapporo Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #12 1 1972-02-10 TCH 2, SWE 1 1 1 0
1972 Winter 29 Sapporo Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #15 2 1972-02-13 URS 5, TCH 2 0 0 0
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