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Jindřich Roudný

Full name: Jindřich Roudný
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: February 14, 1924 in Fukov, Ústecký kraj, Czech Republic
Died: May 10, 2015
Affiliations: Dukla Praha, Praha (CZE)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Jindřich Roudný is best known for winning the steeplechase at the 1950 European Championships, in a Czechoslovak record time of 9:05.4. For this, Roudný was world ranked #1 in 1950, although his time was only third on the year list. He also competed at the 1946 Europeans, placing seventh in the steeplechase. Roudný failed to get out of the heats at the 1952 Olympics. He was Czechoslovak champion in the steeplechase in 1946-48, 1950, and 1953, and won the 5K title in 1959. He competed in 10 internationals for Czechoslovakia between 1947-53.

Personal Bests\: 1500 – 3:55.2 (1948); 5K – 14:47.8 (1953); 3000S – 9:05.4 (1950).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase Czechoslovakia TCH 5 h1 r1/2

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Czechoslovakia Round One Heat One 5 9:06.4 9:06.92
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