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Václav Korunka

Full name: Václav Korunka
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (174 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: December 24, 1965 in Jilemnice, Liberecký kraj, Czech Republic
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia, CZE Czech Republic
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

During his career, Václav Korunka competed at three Olympic Winter Games (1988, 1992, 1994) and six World Championships (1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999). He won relay bronzes at the 1988 Winter Olympics (with Radim Nyč, Pavel Benc and Ladislav Švanda) and at the 1989 World Championships (with Nyč, Švanda and Martin Petrásek). His best individual finish at those tournaments was eighth in 15 km at the 1989 World Championships. Korunka never won a World Cup race during his career, his best finish being third, which he achieved thrice – in 15 km freestyle in January 1991 in Minsk, in 10 km freestyle in December 1992 in Ramsau and in 30 km freestyle in March 1993 in Lahti. His best overall World Cup finish was 11th in 1992-93 season. After finishing his sporting career in 2000, Korunka worked as a cross-country skiing coach.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Winter 22 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Men's 15 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 28
1988 Winter 22 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Czechoslovakia TCH 3 Bronze
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Men's 10 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 17
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 13
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Men's 10/15 kilometres Pursuit Czechoslovakia TCH 14
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Czechoslovakia TCH 7
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Men's 10 kilometres Czech Republic CZE 59
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Men's 10/15 kilometres Pursuit Czech Republic CZE 37
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Czech Republic CZE 8

Men's 10 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 17 29:43.4 3:43.7 23 15:24.0 17
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Czech Republic Final Standings 59 27:22.8 5:01.9 70 15:33.7 58

Men's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1988 Winter 22 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 28 44:47.6 13:54.7 28 30:46.4 29

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R I6T I6R
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 13 2-10:30.7 4:13.7 20 26:35.3 14 42:05.5 13 1-09:47.5 15 1-25:50.9 15 1-58:16.0 14

Men's 10/15 kilometres Pursuit

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T SB RT RR
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 14 41:03.5 +2:07 38:56.5 14
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Czech Republic Final Standings 37 41:42.0 +3:02 38:40.0 34

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1988 Winter 22 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 3 26:12.8 52:40.2 3
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 7 26:02.4 1-44:20.0 7
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Czech Republic CZE Final Standings 8 28:55.4 56:05.4 9