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Jan Kavan

Full name: Jan Kavan
Gender: Male
Born: May 26, 1905 in Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
Died: June 7, 1986
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Art Competitions


Jan Kavan studied at the Praha Academy, later in Paris, Roma and Firenze. As a teacher he was on the faculty at the Secondary School of Applied Arts in Zlín and then at the University of Applied Arts in Praha. He produced monuments, portraits, works for monumental architecture, commemorative plaques, allegorical and genre sculptures, striving for lyrical and dramatic rendition of the theme and ceramic work. His son, Jan Kavan, Jr., born in 1947, was also a graphic designer.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event Czechoslovakia TCH AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Art Competitions Czechoslovakia Final Standings AC High Jump
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