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Vladimír Vačkář

Full name: Vladimír Vačkář
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (182 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: February 6, 1949 in Prostějov, Olomoucký kraj, Czech Republic
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Vladimír Vačkář was a Czech track sprinter who formed one of the top tandem sprint teams in the world with Miroslav Vymazal. Together they were World Amateur Champions in the tandem sprint in 1973, 1974, 1977, and 1978. In 1979 they won the Grand Prix de Copenhague in the open tandem sprint, placing third that year at the worlds. Vačkář and Vymazal had very poor fortune as the tandem sprint was eliminated as an Olympic event after the 1972 Olympics, preventing them from a chance at Olympic gold in 1976.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 23 München Cycling Men's Sprint Czechoslovakia TCH 2 h2 r7/10

Men's Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Summer 23 München Cycling Czechoslovakia 1/8-Final Repêchage Heat Four 1 QU 11.46
1972 Summer 23 München Cycling Czechoslovakia 1/8-Final Repêchage Final Heat Two 2
1972 Summer 23 München Cycling Czechoslovakia Eighth-Finals Heat Four 3
1972 Summer 23 München Cycling Czechoslovakia Round Two Heat Five 1 QU 11.83
1972 Summer 23 München Cycling Czechoslovakia Round One Heat Eleven 1 QU 11.89