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Dana Ingrová-Zátopková

Full name: Dana Ingrová-Zátopková
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: September 19, 1922 in Karviná-Fryštát, Moravskoslezský kraj, Czech Republic
Affiliations: TJ Gottwaldov, Zlín (CZE) / Sparta Praha, Praha (CZE) / Dukla Praha, Praha (CZE) / RH Praha, Praha (CZE)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Wife of Emil Zátopek.

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Dana Zátopková (née Ingrová) started out as a handball player, took up athletics and javelin throwing in 1946, and she helped win a Czechoslovakian handball title in 1949 with Slovácká Slavia. As a javelin thrower, Zátopková competed in four consecutive Olympics, starting in 1948, and won gold in 1952 and silver in 1960, while placing fourth in 1956 and seventh in 1948. She also competed at three European Championships, winning javelin titles in 1954 and 1958 and finishing fifth in 1950. Zátopková set one world record during her career, throwing 55.73 in June 1958 in Praha. She was the Czechoslovakian javelin champion in 1946-52, 1954-56, and 1958-60. Zátopková retired from sports in 1962 and later worked as an athletics coach. She was a member of the IAAF Women’s Committee from 1960-72 and received the Olympic Order in Silver in 1995. She married her countryman and distance running legend [Emil Zátopek] shortly after the 1948 Olympics.

Personal Best: JT – 56.67 (1958).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 25 London Athletics Women's Javelin Throw Czechoslovakia TCH 7
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Women's Javelin Throw Czechoslovakia TCH 1 Gold OR
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Athletics Women's Javelin Throw Czechoslovakia TCH 4
1960 Summer 37 Roma Athletics Women's Javelin Throw Czechoslovakia TCH 2 Silver

Women's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1948 Summer 25 London Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Standings 7 39.94
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round 1 OR 50.47
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round One 1 OR 50.47
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Two 1 41.34 50.47
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Three 1 46.28 50.47
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Four 1 43.45 50.47
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Five 1 45.62 50.47
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Six NP 47.63
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round 3 QU 45.57
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round Round 1 3 45.57
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round Round 2 3 45.57 pass
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round Round 3 DNS pass
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round 4 49.83
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round One 11 43.52
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Two 3 49.83 49.83
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Three 3 47.07 49.83
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Four 3 47.59 49.83
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Five 4 49.81 49.83
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Six NP 41.59
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round 4 QU 47.05
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round Round One 4 47.05
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round Round Two 4 pass 47.05
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
1960 Summer 37 Roma Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round 2 53.78
1960 Summer 37 Roma Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round One 8 49.84
1960 Summer 37 Roma Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Two 7 50.36 50.36
1960 Summer 37 Roma Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Three 2 53.78 53.78
1960 Summer 37 Roma Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Four 2 51.02 53.78
1960 Summer 37 Roma Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Five 2 46.13 53.78
1960 Summer 37 Roma Athletics Czechoslovakia Final Round Round Six NP 50.70
1960 Summer 37 Roma Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round 2 QU 51.64
1960 Summer 37 Roma Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round Round One 8 47.94
1960 Summer 37 Roma Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round Round Two 2 51.64 51.64
1960 Summer 37 Roma Athletics Czechoslovakia Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
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