Full name: JindÅich RoudnÃ½
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: February 14, 1924 in Fukov, ÃsteckÃ½ kraj, Czech Republic
Died: May 10, 2015 in Prague, HlavnÃ mÄsto Praha, Czech Republic
Affiliations: Dukla Praha, Praha (CZE)
JindÅich RoudnÃ½ is best known for winning the steeplechase at the 1950 European Championships, in a Czechoslovak record time of 9:05.4. For this, RoudnÃ½ was world ranked #1 in 1950, although his time was only third on the year list. He also competed at the 1946 Europeans, placing seventh in the steeplechase. RoudnÃ½ failed to get out of the heats at the 1952 Olympics. He was Czechoslovak champion in the steeplechase in 1946-48, 1950, and 1953, and won the 5K title in 1959. He competed in 10 internationals for Czechoslovakia between 1947-53.
Personal Bests\: 1500 â 3:55.2 (1948); 5K â 14:47.8 (1953); 3000S â 9:05.4 (1950).
|1952 Summer||28||Helsinki||Athletics||Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase||Czechoslovakia||TCH||5 h1 r1/2|
|1952 Summer||28||Helsinki||Athletics||Czechoslovakia||Round One||Heat One||5||9:06.4||9:06.92|