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Miroslav Vlach

Full name: Miroslav Vlach
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: October 19, 1935 in Český Těšín, Moravskoslezský kraj, Czech Republic
Died: December 8, 2001 in Ostrava, Moravskoslezský kraj, Czech Republic
Affiliations: HC Vítkovice Steel, Ostrava (CZE)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Ice Hockey

Related Olympians: Cousin of Rostislav Vlach.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Miroslav Vlach was a left wing who spent most of his high-level career with HC Vítkovice in the Czechoslovakian league, playing with them from 1956-67, before finishing his career with two seasons with Innsbrucker EV in Austria, retiring in 1970. He later was head coach of Vítkovice TJ from 1972-74. Internationally Vlach played at the 1960 and 1964 Winter Olympics, winning a bronze medal in 1964. He played at four World Championships, winning a silver medal in 1961 and bronze medals in 1957, 1959, and 1963. In both 1961 and 1963 Vlach was named to the All-Star team at the Worlds. His cousin, Rostislav Vlach, had a long career in the Czech leagues, and was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings of the NHL, but never played in North America.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH 4
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH 3 Bronze

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 4 1960-02-19 8 3 6
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #1 2 1960-02-22 URS 8, TCH 5 0 0 2
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #6 2 1960-02-24 CAN 4, TCH 0 0 0 0
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #9 1 1960-02-25 TCH 3, SWE 1 0 0 0
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #10 1 1960-02-27 TCH 9, GER 1 2 0 0
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #13 2 1960-02-28 USA 9, TCH 4 2 0 0
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Group C Match #1 2 1960-02-19 USA 7, TCH 5 1 0 4
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Group C Match #2 1 1960-02-20 TCH 18, AUS 1 3 3 0
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 3 1964-01-27 9 2 6
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #2 1 1964-01-29 TCH 11, GER 1 1 2 0
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #7 2 1964-01-31 URS 7, TCH 5 0 0 0
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #8 1 1964-02-01 TCH 4, FIN 0 2 0 0
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #15 1 1964-02-04 TCH 5, SUI 1 0 0 0
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #20 1 1964-02-05 TCH 7, USA 1 1 0 2
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #24 1 1964-02-07 TCH 3, CAN 1 0 0 0
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match #28 2 1964-02-08 SWE 8, TCH 3 0 0 2
1964 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Qualifying Round Match #3 1 1964-01-27 TCH 17, JPN 2 5 2
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