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Josef Německý

Full name: Josef Německý
Gender: Male
Born: December 6, 1900 in Nové Město na Moravě, Vysočina, Czech Republic
Died: June 10, 1943
Affiliations: SK Nové Město
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Related Olympians: Brother of Otakar Německý.

Biography

Josef Německý was a three times Czechoslovakian champion in cross-country skiing, in 1926 in the 18 and 50 km runs and in 1928 in the 18 km for a second time. He also competed in the World Championships five times, in 1925, 1927 and 1929-31, with the best performances in the 50 km in 1925 and 1927, when he finished sixth. At athletics, he was also an excellent long distance runner winning national titles in 5.000 m (1926), cross-country (1928) and 10.000 m (1927-28). He also placed first in the Běchovice – Praha road race in 1927 and 1928. In 1927, he set a national record in the 10.000 m with 33:22.8 min.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Winter 23 Chamonix Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 17
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 11

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R I6T I6R I7T I7R
1924 Winter 23 Chamonix Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 17 5-05:06
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 11 5-35:46 27:02 19 53:00 =16 1-28:00 =13 1-53:30 14 2-29:02 22 4-15:30 12 5-05:51 11
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