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Vladimír Novák

Full name: Vladimír Novák
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Born: February 28, 1904 in Chlum u Třeboně, Jihočeský kraj, Czech Republic
Died: April 28, 1986
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Biography

Vladimír Novák started competing in 1924. He won the 1927 national trials in the 30 km race, which earned him his first of three nominations for the Winter Olympics. Over three Olympic Winter Games (1928, 1932, 1936) Novák had four top–20 finishes, with a best of 11th over the 50 km in 1932. In the following years, he was three times Czechoslovakian champion and World Students’ champion. His major international achievement was the silver medal at the 1933 World Championships with the Czechoslovakian 4x10 km relay team. He worked as an architect and town planner in Prague.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Men's 18 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 12
1932 Winter 27 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Men's 18 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 14
1932 Winter 27 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 11
1936 Winter 31 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Czechoslovakia TCH 19

Men's 18 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Winter 23 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 12 1-47:53
1932 Winter 27 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 14 1-32:59

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
1932 Winter 27 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 11 4-52:44
1936 Winter 31 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Cross Country Skiing Czechoslovakia Final Standings 19 3-59:08 39:19 20 56:50 19 1-33:59 21 2-07:50 22 2-25:20 21 3-05:00 =21 3-32:03 18
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