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Ladislav Švanda

Full name: Ladislav Švanda
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: February 14, 1959 in Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

During his career, Ladislav Švanda won two major international tournament medals – relay bronzes at the 1988 Olympics (with Radim Nyč, Pavel Benc and Václav Korunka) and at the 1989 World Championships (with Nyč, Korunka and Martin Petrásek). His best individual finish at major international tournaments was 13th in 30 km at the 1987 World Championships. Švanda’s best finish in a World Cup race was seventh, which he achieved twice – in the 15 km at both Oslo in March 1985 and in February 1986 at Kavgolovo. His best overall World Cup finish was 25th in 1984-85 season. Švanda retired from sports after the 1989 World Championships and later operated a sports goods store in Liberec.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Men's 15 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 19
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Men's 30 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 17
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 15
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Czechoslovakia TCH 3 Bronze

Men's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 19 43:40.9 13:40.7 21 30:00.3 21

Men's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 17 1-28:55.1 28:39.7 15 58:39.8 17

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 15 2-09:08.1 36:11.5 6 1-02:55.7 6 1-40:43.3 7

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 3 26:13.7 1-45:22.7 3
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