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Steve Tikal

Full name: Zdeněk "Steve" Tikal
Gender: Male
Born: 1929 in Včelná, Jihočeský kraj, Czech Republic
Died: November 20, 1991 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Affiliations: Hakoah Ice Hockey Club, Melbourne
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Ice Hockey

Related Olympians: Twin brother of František Tikal.


The 1960 Olympics were special for Tikal, as it was the first time in 12 years that he met his twin brother František. Zdeněk had fled to Australia with their father after the communist rose to power in Czechoslovakia. Zdeněk, now calling himself "Steve", was on the Australian team that was trounced by František's team, 18-1.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Winter Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Australia AUS 9

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1960 Winter Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Australia AUS Final Standings 9 1960-02-19 0 0 0
1960 Winter Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Australia AUS Group C Match #2 2 1960-02-20 TCH 18, AUS 1 0 0 0
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