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Lubomír Zajíček

Full name: Lubomír Zajíček
Nickname(s): Zajda
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
Born: February 15, 1946 in Bystrc, Brno, Jihomoravský kraj , Czech Republic
Died: May 14, 2013 in Brno, Jihomoravský kraj , Czech Republic
Affiliations: Dukla Jihlava, Jihlava (CZE) / Dukla Liberec, Liberec (CZE)
Country: TCH Czechoslovakia
Sport: Volleyball

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Setter Lubomír Zajíček started to play professional volleyball in 1964 with Spartak Brno and remained there until 1967. With Spartak, he won Czechoslovakian titles in 1965 and 1967. From 1967-69 Zajíček was with Dukla Jihlava and from 1969-74 he competed for Dukla Liberec, helping them win the 1973 Czechoslovakian title. After playing on the Czechoslovakian national junior team from 1964-66 and winning a bronze medal at the European Junior Championships in 1966, Zajíček was on the Czechoslovakian national team from 1968-72. Zajíček competed at two Olympic Games, earning bronze in 1968, finished fourth at the 1970 World Championships, and captured a silver medal at the 1971 European Championships. Zajíček finished his career in 1974 after a severe injury. From 1980-95 he was treasurer of the volleyball club Zbrojovka Brno and from 1995-2005 was a board member of the volleyball club Sokol Bystrc. He also served as a volleyball referee.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Volleyball Men's Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH 3 Bronze
1972 Summer 26 München Volleyball Men's Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH 6

Men's Volleyball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW IP SO
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #3 1 1968-10-13 TCH 3, GDR 2 3 0,0 0,0
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Round-Robin Match #22 1 1968-10-20 TCH 3, MEX 0 3 4,0 3,0
1972 Summer 26 München Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Final Round Match 5/6 2 1972-09-09 ROU 3, TCH 1 1
1972 Summer 26 München Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Group A Match #6 2 1972-08-29 BUL 3, TCH 2 2
1972 Summer 26 München Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Group A Match #7 1 1972-08-31 TCH 3, TUN 0 3
1972 Summer 26 München Volleyball Czechoslovakia TCH Group A Match #14 1 1972-09-05 TCH 3, KOR 0 3
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