Olympics The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic  

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List of the greatest Olympic athletes from Czech Republic, with photos when available. These are the best Czech Olympians of all time who have had the honor of representing their country at the prestigious Olympic games. Czech athletes from every era all have their place in the Olympic history books, but which Czech Olympian is the best of them all? You can decide who the greatest Olympic competitor from Czech Republic is by how many medals they took back to their country, but that isn't the only factor that comes into play when considering who the best really is.

This list below has a variety of athletes, like Kamila Rajdlová and Robert Reichel, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Who is the best Czech Olympian of all time?" and "Who are the greatest Olympians from Czech Republic?"

America, Russia and Great Britain have the most Olympic medals out of every country that has been represented in the Olympics, but it doesn't mean that Olympic competitors from other nations don't deserve accolades as well. Vote for your favorite Czech Republic Olympic athletes on this list, and downvote the ones that you don't think had a huge impact on Czech Republic.
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Dominik Hašek is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Ari Aries added Men's Ice Hockey Dominik Hašek is a retired Czech ice hockey goaltender. In his 16-season National Hockey League career, he played for the Chicago Blackhawks, Buffalo Sabres, Detroit Red Wings and the Ottawa ...more

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Martina Sáblíková is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Women's 5000 m, Women's 3000 m, Women's 1500m Martina Sáblíková is a Czech speedskater, specializing in long distance races. She is an Olympic gold medal winner and a multiple World champion. She became the first Czech ...more

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Kateřina Neumannová is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Shirley Tessle added Kateřina Neumannová

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Emil Zátopek is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Ari Aries added Men's Athletics, 10000m, Men's Athletics Emil Zátopek was a Czechoslovak long-distance runner best known for winning three gold medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. He won gold in the 5000 metres and 10,000 metres ...more

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Roman Šebrle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Men's Decathlon Roman Šebrle is an athlete from the Czech Republic. He is considered to be one of the best decathlon athletes of all time. Originally a high jumper, he competes in decathlon and heptathlon for ...more

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Jan Železný is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Ari Aries added Men's Javelin throw Jan Železný is a Czech javelin thrower, world and Olympic champion and world record holder. He holds the top five javelin performances of all time.

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Robert Reichel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Men's Ice Hockey Robert Reichel is a Czech former professional ice hockey centre and coach. He began his career with HC Litvínov of the Czechoslovak First Ice Hockey League; his 49 goals in 1989–90 was ...more

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Lukáš Bauer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Men's Cross-Country, 15 km, Men's 4x10 km Relay Lukáš Bauer is a Czech cross country skier who has competed since 1996. He is different from Lukas Bauer, a German national volleyball player. On 17 February 2006 he won the Winter ...more

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Martin Doktor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Shirley Tessle added Men's C-1 1000m (canoe single), Men's C-1 500m (canoe single) Martin Doktor is the Czech Republic's best-known sprint canoer. He was double Olympic champion in the Canadian canoe C-1 discipline at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. During the 1996 games, ...more

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Aleš Hemský is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Men's Ice Hockey Aleš Hemský is a Czech professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League. He was previously a member of the Edmonton Oilers, who selected ...more

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Roman Čechmánek is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Roman Čechmánek is a former Czech professional ice hockey goaltender. He played professionally in the United States, Czech Republic, and Germany. He was born in Gottwaldov,

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Štěpánka Hilgertov&aacu... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Shirley Tessle added Štěpánka Hilgertová

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Kateřina Emmons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Women's 10m air rifle, Women's 50m rifle 3 positions Kateřina Emmons, née Kůrková is a female Czech sport shooter who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics, where she won a bronze medal, and the 2008 Summer Olympics, where she won her ...more

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Tomáš Vokoun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Men's Ice Hockey Tomáš Vokoun is a retired Czech professional ice hockey goaltender. He played in the National Hockey League for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, Florida Panthers, Nashville ...more

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Věra Čáslavská is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Ari Aries added Věra Čáslavská

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Borek Sedlák is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Borek Sedlák is a Czech ski jumper who has competed since 2001. At the 2006 Winter Olympics, he finished ninth in the team large hill and 38th in the individual normal hill events. ...more

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Martin Koukal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Men's 4x10 km Relay Martin Koukal is a Czech cross-country skier and mountaineer who has been competing since 1996. He won two medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with gold in 50 km and a bronze in the ...more

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Eva Vrabcová-Nývltová is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Eva Nývltová is a Czech cross country skier who has competed at the top-level since 2005. Competing in two Winter Olympics, she earned her best finish of 13th in the 4 x 5 km relay ...more

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Aleš Valenta is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Ari Aries added Men's Aerials Aleš Valenta is a Czech freestyle skier who participates in aerials. On February 19, 2002, he won the Winter Olympics gold medal in the freestyle aerials competition where he succeeded to ...more

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Nikola Sudova is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Nikola Sudova is a freestyle skier.

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Jiří Magál is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Men's 4x10 km Relay Jiří Magál is a Czech cross-country skier. Magál has appeared in four Winter Olympics and at every World Championship since 1999.

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Šárka Strachová is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Women's Slalom Šárka Strachová is a Czech World Cup alpine ski racer. Born in Benecko, she specializes in the slalom event. Strachová is the first alpine racer representing the Czech ...more

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Michal Šlesingr is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Michal Šlesingr is a Czech biathlete. His biggest achievement so far is silver medal in 10 km sprint and bronze medal in 20 km individual at the 2007 World Championship in Antholz, Italy.

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Lukáš Brož is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Lukáš Brož is a Czech luger who has competed since 2000. He finished 16th in the men's doubles event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. Broz finish 19th in the men's doubles event at ...more

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Pavel Churavý is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Czech Republic
Pavel Churavý is a Czech Nordic combined skier who has competed since 1999. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of fifth in the 10 km individual large hill event ...more