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Jindřich Severa

Full name: Jindřich Severa (Sewera)
Gender: Male
Born: April 5, 1909 in Kopidlno, Královéhradecký kraj, Czech Republic
Died: November 9, 1980 in Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Art Competitions


Jindřich Severa was a Czech painter and sculptor, and a lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture and Decorative Arts. Severa produced the relief portrait of A.B. Svojsíka on the memorial at Štěchovice. He also designed some coins and medals for the Czech authorities.

Severa also designed a wooden crucifix and presented it to Coventry in 1968. He carved it during World War II, using a typical Slovak peasant style. His Czech Cross left Czechoslovakia just a few weeks before the Russian troops entered the country in the summer of 1968.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 39 London Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues Czechoslovakia TCH AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 39 London Art Competitions Czechoslovakia Final Standings AC Wrestling
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