Full name: Karel OtÃ¡hal
Born: January 19, 1901 in Kostelec na HanÃ©, OlomouckÃ½ kraj, Czech Republic
Died: August 23, 1972 in VelkÃ© Opatovice, JihomoravskÃ½ kraj , Czech Republic
Sport: Art Competitions
Karel OtÃ¡hal studied sculpture in Paris and Italy. In 1939 he returned to Czechoslovakia to receive an art award at the Academy for Science and Fine Arts in Praha for his portrait busts of Czech artists. He produced over 470 portraits, busts, reliefs, and statues during his lifetime, and was also active designing medals.
|1948 Summer||47||London||Art Competitions||Mixed Sculpturing, Statues||Czechoslovakia||TCH||AC|
|1948 Summer||47||London||Art Competitions||Czechoslovakia||Final Standings||AC||Putting the Weight (Gilt Bronze) & Throwing the Javelin (Gilt Bronze)|