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Pavol Svitana

Full name: Pavol Svitana
Gender: Male
Born: September 2, 1948 in Matejovce, Prešov, Slovakia
Affiliations: HC Košice, Košice (SVK)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Pavol Svitana was a goaltender who started his career in 1964 with Lokomotiva Poprad, playing for them for three seasons before joining HC Dukla Jihlava. In 1969 he moved to VSZ Košice and played for that Slovakian club for the remainder of his career, which ended in 1980. In 1978-79 Svitana was in net for the Czechoslovakian All-Stars that played a limited schedule in the World Hockey Association (WHA) in North America. His only two international tournaments came in 1976, when he won silver medals at both the Winter Olympics and in the Canada Cup.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH 2 Silver

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Final Standings 2 1976-02-03 0 0 0
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Czechoslovakia TCH Qualifying Round Match #2 1 1976-02-03 TCH 14, BUL 1
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