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Emil Zátopek, Czech athlete.

Background

Zátopek, Emil was born on September 19, 1922 in Koprivnice, Novy Jicin, Czechoslovakia. Son of Frantisek and Anezka Zátopek.

Education

Mil. Academy Hranice.

Career

Member Czechoslovakian People's Army, 1945-1970. With Czechoslovak Physical Training Association, from 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-Author: My Training and Races 1955, As Told by Dana and Emil, 1962.

Membership

Czechoslovak People's Army 1945-1970.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, philosophy.

Connections

Married Dana Zdtopkova (Olympic javelin champion, in 1952) in 1948.

father:
Frantisek Zátopek

mother:
Anezka Zátopek

spouse:
Dana Zátepkova.