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Karel Otáhal

Full name: Karel Otáhal
Gender: Male
Born: January 19, 1901 in Kostelec na Hané, Olomoucký kraj, Czech Republic
Died: August 23, 1972 in Velké Opatovice, Jihomoravský kraj , Czech Republic
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Art Competitions


Karel Otáhal 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.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 47 London Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues Czechoslovakia TCH AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 47 London Art Competitions Czechoslovakia Final Standings AC Putting the Weight (Gilt Bronze) & Throwing the Javelin (Gilt Bronze)
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