Full name: EvÅ¾en RoÅ¡ickÃ½
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: October 15, 1914 in Olomouc, OlomouckÃ½ kraj, Czech Republic
Died: June 25, 1942 in Prague, HlavnÃ mÄsto Praha, Czech Republic
Affiliations: Slavia Praha, Praha (CZE)
EvÅ¾en RoÅ¡ickÃ½ ran in the 1934 European Championships, placing fourth in the second heat of the 800. His personal best was 1:54.6 for 800 metres set in 1935 in Wien, Austria. RoÅ¡ickÃ½ was an activist in the boycott movement of the 1936 Berlin Olympics, but he eventually decided to take part in those Games. He later became a journalist, joining the underground and resistance movement after the German occupation of Czechoslovakia. RoÅ¡ickÃ½ wrote and distributed several pamphlets critical of the Nazis. In 1942 he was arrested together with his father and tortured. After the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich in Praha, RoÅ¡ickÃ½ was sentenced to death and â again with his father â executed at Kobylisy, a department of Praha.
Personal Bests: 400 â unknown; 800 â 1:54.6 (1935).
|1936 Summer||21||Berlin||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||Czechoslovakia||TCH||5 h4 r1/3|
|1936 Summer||21||Berlin||Athletics||Men's 4 Ã 400 metres Relay||Czechoslovakia||TCH||5 h3 r1/2|
|1936 Summer||21||Berlin||Athletics||Czechoslovakia||Round One||Heat Four||5||1:59.5|
|1936 Summer||21||Berlin||Athletics||Czechoslovakia||TCH||Round One||Heat Three||5||3:22.0|