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Petr Kop

Full name: Petr Kop
Nickname(s): Kopáček
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: February 15, 1937 in Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
Died: January 27, 2017 in Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
Affiliations: RH Praha, Praha (CZE)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Volleyball

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Petr Kop won two Olympic medals in volleyball, with a silver in 1964 and a bronze in 1968. He was named to the Czechoslovak national team in 1962, after playing with the junior team since 1954. His other international medals include a gold medal at the 1966 World Championships, a silver at the 1967 European Championships, and a bronze at the inaugural World Cup in 1965 in Poland. He played for RH Praha most of his career, except for the 1961 season when he was with Dynamo.

Kop later became a volleyball coach, starting in 1971, and working with the Czechoslovakian women’s team from 1974-79. He was a native of Praha who graduated from the School of Mechanics and became a designer by profession. He was awarded the Merited Master of Sports and Merited Coach award in Czechoslovakia.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Volleyball Men's Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH 2 Silver
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Volleyball Men's Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH 3 Bronze

Men's Volleyball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW IP SO
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #2 1 1964-10-13 TCH 3, HUN 2 3 10 16
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #10 1 1964-10-14 TCH 3, BUL 2 3 6 11
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #13 1 1964-10-15 TCH 3, JPN 1 3 1 3
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #17 1 1964-10-17 TCH 3, USA 0 3 2 10
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #23 2 1964-10-18 URS 3, TCH 2 2 3 9
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #33 1 1964-10-21 TCH 3, ROU 1 3 0 2
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #37 1 1964-10-22 TCH 3, NED 1 3 4 7
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #42 1 1964-10-23 TCH 3, KOR 0 3 6 6
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #3 1 1968-10-13 TCH 3, GDR 2 3 6,5 17,8
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #6 1 1968-10-16 TCH 3, USA 1 3 1,0 4,0
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #13 1 1968-10-17 TCH 3, JPN 2 3 1,0 1,0
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #22 1 1968-10-20 TCH 3, MEX 0 3 1,0 1,0
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #29 1 1968-10-21 TCH 3, BUL 2 3 2,5 4,5
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #33 1 1968-10-23 TCH 3, BEL 0 3 3,0 5,0
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #40 2 1968-10-23 POL 3, TCH 1 1 2,5 9,0
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #45 2 1968-10-26 URS 3, TCH 0 0 0,5 3,0
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