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Květa Jeriová

Full name: Květoslava "Květa" Jeriová (-Pecková)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-3.5 (162 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: October 10, 1956 in Zalesni Lhota, Liberecký kraj, Czech Republic
Affiliations: SNC Ruda Hvezda Jablonec
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Related Olympians: Wife of Zdeněk Pecka.

Medals: 1 Silver, 2 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

As a youth, Květa Jeriová did figure skating and gymnastics, before taking up cross-country skiing. A member of the Czechoslovakian national team from 1974-84, Jeriová competed at two Olympic Games (1980/1984) and two World Championships (1978/1982) during her career. Jeriová won an Olympic relay silver in 1984 and Olympic 5 km bronzes in 1980 and 1984. She also won the 10 km bronze at the 1982 World Championships, 5 km at the 1981 Holmenkollen ski festival and eight individual World Cup races. Jeriová was selected as the best female Czechoslovakian athlete-of-the-year in 1984. She retired from sports after the 1984 Olympics and later worked as a school teacher in Litoměřice, and also became a member of the Executive Committee of Czech National Olympic Committee. In 2000s, Jeriová also entered politics, when she ran unsuccessfully for the Czech Senate as an independent candidate from Litoměřice district in 2006 and also ran unsuccessfully in district elections in 2008. She is married to former Czechoslovakian rower Zdeněk Pecka, who won two Olympic bronzes in 1976 and 1980.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Women's 5 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 3 Bronze
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Women's 10 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 9
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay Czechoslovakia TCH 4
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Women's 5 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 3 Bronze
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Women's 10 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 10
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Women's 20 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 12
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay Czechoslovakia TCH 2 Silver

Women's 5 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 3 15:23.44
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 3 17:18.3 8:43.6 2

Women's 10 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 9 31:29.55 17:15.69 13
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 10 32:58.7 18:46.8 9 26:23.4 9

Women's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 12 1-04:56.2 12:45.5 8 32:05.9 12 45:29.1 12

Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 4 15:46.53 1-04:31.39 4
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 2 16:12.6 1-07:34.7 2
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